operator hierarchy

operator hierarchy

[′äp·ə‚rād·ər ′hī·ər‚är·kē]
(computer science)
A sequence of mathematical operators which designates the order in which these operators are to be applied to any mathematical expression in a given programming language.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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