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- (US) IPA(key): /vɛɹiˈædɪk/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /vɛəɹiˈædɪk/
Audio (RP) (file)
- Rhymes: -ædɪk
variadic (not comparable)
- (computing, mathematics, linguistics) Taking a variable number of arguments; especially, taking arbitrarily many arguments.
- 1983, Alan Bundy, The Computer Modelling of Mathematical Reasoning, Academic Press, page 48:
- There are some functions and predicates which we tend to think of as being able to take any number of parameters – of being of variable arity or variadic.
- 2004, François Récanati, Literal Meaning, Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 109:
- The variadic functions that increase the valence of the input relation through the addition of a circumstance to the set of its argument-roles can be represented by means of an operator (or rather, a family of operators) ‘Circ’.
- C's printf is one of the most widely used variadic functions.
taking a variable number of arguments