user-defined type

user-defined type

[¦yü·zər di′fīnd ′tīp]
(computer science)
A data type that is not provided by a strongly typed language but is instead created by the programmer for a particular computer program.
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every thing is modeled as higher-order functions without a user-defined type.
In C#, a struct is a simple user-defined type, a lightweight alternative that is quite different from a class.
According to ODMG-97 [Cattel 1997], properties are referred to as attributes, when typed by an atomic type (such as string or integer) or relationships when typed by a user-defined type.
Figure 2 gives an example of using a user-defined type to send the upper-triangular part of a matrix.
He covers getting started with your development environment, basic data types and operators, functions, flow of control, working with multiple files, unit testing, using C++ classes, user-defined types, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The same applies to code and feature sets such as full-text search, user-defined types, change data capture, replication, and so forth.
The classes from the conceptual model, which need to be made persistent by a StorageMechanism, which in this case is the ORDBMS, are mapped onto user-defined types and corresponding typed tables.
Other languages do not support user-defined types, or do so in a way that is not checked by the compiler.