Definitions

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  • adjective computing, programming Automatically boxed (mapped from a primitive type to a complex object).

Etymologies

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auto- +‎ boxed

Examples

  • Integer. valueOf (String), which does not use the interned autoboxed wrapper objects but always returns a new instance.

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