extension mechanism

extension mechanism

[ik′sten·chən ‚mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(computer science)
One of the components of an extensible language which allows the definition of new language features in terms of the primitive facilities of the base language.
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The extending dining table and six chairs offers a clever extension mechanism with internal storage making this a beautifully practical addition to a busy home.
She added that the department's proposed extension mechanism would allow it to "proceed at its own rate without any safeguards for Washington or enforcement by the court".
Its telescoping system consists of a two-stage hydraulic cylinder with a rope extension mechanism that allows the boom to be extended in two application-specific telescoping modes: strong and long.
Enhancements to KML s Extension Mechanism, allowing for the direct use of XML content from third-party schemas.
The headband adjusts quite well to any head size and the extension mechanism looks sturdy.
The effectiveness of extension mechanism can be determined by the fact that high rank officers also devote time to the field to provide farmers with their insights (Inayat et al.
3) At the time of patellectomy, a transverse incision and repair of the extension mechanism has been recommended because it is shown to result in a 15% decrease in quadriceps strength compared to a longitudinal incision which resulted in a 40% decrease.
The agricultural extension mechanism is becoming dependent on IT to provide appropriate and location specific technologies for the farmers to polish timely and proficient advice to the farmers.
Extension mechanism to accommodate specialized diagnostic content pertaining to a broad range of diagnostic methods and body sites.
lt;p>"We'll be working with third-party developers over the next while to help them make the transition to a supported extension mechanism," he said.
It also includes an extension mechanism for additional local information that's not included as part of the official MADS record.
CIM has a simple extension mechanism (the PSRType class), which allows the addition of new attributes, but not of new classes.