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    • Computer Science to create (a starting value of…
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initialize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Computer Science to create (a starting value of a variable).
    • Computer Science To prepare (some type of computer or a printer) for use; boot.
    • Computer Science To format (a storage medium, such as a disk).
    • to designate an initial value to (a variable or set of variables in a computer program).
  • verb:
    • To designate preliminary values to something
    • To designate a preliminary value to a variable
    • To format a storage method ahead of use
    • To prepare any hardware (such a printer or scanner) to be used
    • divide (a disk) into noticeable areas so that it may shop data
    • assign an initial value to a computer program
  • others:
    • To designate by initials instead of by the complete name.
    • to make use of a short or initials (instead of an individual's name).
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