Terms beginning with L

This section lists definitions of any terms that begin with the letter l.

What does the term "Literal" mean?

Values that are what they say they are. They are often hard-coded values So, for example, in maths you would state that PI is 3.14. It will never change, this is the accepted value of PI. Text is literal too. It will never mean anything else.

What does the term "Logical operator" mean?

A type of operator which combines multiple statements. For example, you have the attributes ‘cat’ and ‘dog’: if a person likes cats you’d set the value of that attribute to ‘yes’, and if they did not you’d set the value to ‘no’, and the same goes for dogs. If you used an operator of AND, […]


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