dynamic storage allocation


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dynamic storage allocation

[dī¦nam·ik ¦stȯr·ij ‚al·ə′kā·shən]
(computer science)
A computer system in which memory capacity is made available to a program on the basis of actual, momentary need during program execution, and areas of storage may be reassigned at any time. Also known as dynamic allocation; dynamic memory allocation.
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