getmain

getmain

[′get‚mān]
(computer science)
An instruction used in some programming languages to request dynamic allocation of additional storage space to the program.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The work of Getmain (1979) and Germain and Gitterman (1980), for example, makes explicit the importance of context and draws our attention to the interactions between people and their environments in ways that clearly foreshadow the concerns of an expanded ecological approach.
Getmain Greer, Susan Hastings, Jeslyn Medoff, and Melinda Sansone (New York: Farrat Straus Giroux, 1988), 354-55.