data structure

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data structure
 
n
an organized form, such as an array list or string, in which connected data items are held in a computer

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data structure definition

data, programming
Any method of organising a collection of data to allow it to be manipulated effectively. It may include meta data to describe the properties of the structure.
Examples data structures are: array, dictionary, graph, hash, heap, linked list, matrix, object, queue, ring, stack, tree, vector.
(2003-09-11)

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