symbol table

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symbol table

[′sim·bəl ′tā·bəl]
(computer science)
A mapping for a set of symbols to another set of symbols or numbers.
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His topics include advanced regular expressions, profiling Perl, benchmarking, symbol tables and typeglobs, modifying and jury-rigging modules, detecting and reporting errors, data persistence, the magic of tied variables, and modules as programs.