overloading

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English[edit]

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Examples

Function overloading: int add(int a, int b) { return a + b; }

float add(float a, float b) { return a + b; }

Etymology[edit]

From over +‎ loading

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈəʊ.və(ɹ)ləʊdɪŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈoʊ.vɚlō-diŋ/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ver‧loa‧ding

Noun[edit]

overloading ‎(countable and uncountable, plural overloadings)

  1. (computing) A type of polymorphism, where different functions, operators or variables with the same name are invoked based on the data types of the parameters passed.
  2. (transport) loading of a vehicle with too heavy a weight.
    Operators can be fined for overloading of vehicles.

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Verb[edit]

overloading

  1. present participle of overload