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  • adj. of the relationship between a class and any member of that class in object-oriented computer programming.

Etymologies

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has + a

Examples

  • But if something has-a being from another world such as ours, and a superior one at that'then we have no choice but to consider how to deal with the development, which is complicated by one significant factor.

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  • 'Simon had - has-a rather Simoncentric view of the world, so he never saw it that way.

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  • This is the classic has-a versus is-a distinction.

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  • Try to pry a mussel from a rock, and you will discover what an incredibly firm grip it has-a necessity if the mussel is to resist the sharp beak of a hungry seabird or the pounding waves of the sea.

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  • (Which he has-a large portion of the set was taken from Titus 'debut album.)

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  • Him's existence, it is really remarkable that Volume One's follow-up has arrived as quickly as it has-a testament to Deschanel's proclivity to songwriting.

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  • If it seems to have arrived far earlier than usual, that's because it has-a couple years ago the state legislature rolled back the primaries from late March to February 2 to boost the presidential hopes of Barack Obama.

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  • The has-a relationship would be more appropriate  35 OO Design - Sudarsun S

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  • BackgroundWorker (has-a rather than is-a), though it turned out that subclassing would have also worked fine.

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  • And I, the so famous Pirelli, I wish-a to know who has-a da nerve-a to say my Elixir is piss!

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