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constructor

(programming)
1. In functional programming and type theory, one of the symbols used to create an object with an algebraic data type.

2. A function provided by a class in C++ and some other object-oriented languages to instantiate an object, i.e. to name it and initialise it. The constructor function has the same name as the class. A class may also have a destructor function to destroy objects of that class.

constructor

One who is in the business of constructing elements of the built environment, acting under the terms of a construction contract.
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