early binding

early binding

[′ər·lē ¦bīnd·iŋ]
(computer science)
The assignment of data types (such as integer or string) to variables during the compilation of a computer program rather than at run time.

early binding

In programming, the assignment of types to variables and expressions at compilation time. Also called "static binding" and "static typing." Contrast with dynamic binding. See binding time.
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The first is early binding, which is when the object is declared to be a particular type of object.
Only two copies have such complete text and with such an early binding, according to the auction house.
Ask your information security manager if he or she has a position on early binding versus late binding and see how quickly he or she can come up with a cover story.
Second, I should have taken my skis back to the rental shop after the first early binding release and had them readjusted.
Among the important features in the new Version 6.0 system are enhancements to security, including the feature of early binding, which adds control to the display of search results.
She advises her readers that early binding manuals need to be used with caution, however, because some of the described practices may have been purely local or were otherwise written by amateurs.
Books should be opened carefully to avoid acute opening, which can cause severe damage to early binding structures, and the page opening should be held down with a strip of polyethylene tape if this does not affect the scanning.
Options for securing some form of early binding agreement, which include conditional contracts, lock-out agreements, options to purchase and cost guarantees, have also been suggested.
early binding," consecutive foliation of texts in an early hand, or "provenance and marginal notes [or other] paratextual marks in an early hand ...
By analysing surviving sales records and prices, different kinds of early bindings (and what they imply about the status and use of its contents for that particular owner), this part of the book provides an overview of what is nonetheless knowable.
The text of Thomson's catalogue ends with an appendix of "Manuscript Fragments in Peterhouse Printed Books," of particular interest to readers of this journal, and a second appendix of "Medieval Peterhouse Manuscripts No Longer in the Main Collection." The plates are excellent and provide valuable evidence of early bindings and of pastedowns and inscriptions, as well as decoration; included are some photographs that show surviving features of the fifteenth-century library, such as the outline of the desk lectern and bench on the wall of the Perne Library.
(3) Alexandra Barratt and Alexandra Gillespie, 'Early Bindings on Medieval Manuscripts in New Zealand Libraries', Script & Print: Bulletin of the Bibliographical Society of Australia & New Zealand, 37 (2013), 195-219.