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Definition of initialize

What is the definition of "initialize"?
  • initializeverb-transitive
  • 1. Computer Science To set (a starting value of a variable).
    2. Computer Science To prepare (a computer or a printer) for use; boot.
    3. Computer Science To format (a storage medium, such as a disk).


Use "initialize" in a sentence
  • "My body tag has a onLoad attribute, which calls the initialize () function from my Javascript."

    "Since we want the FAQ model to be a proper Active Record class, we need to call the initialize function of the superclass first; the command to do this is simply super."

    "A callback on these tabs functions would be great, because I could call the initialize script after it's been loaded."

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  • Spanish: initialize
  • German: initialize
  • French: initialize
  • Mandarin: initialize
  • Japanese: initialize

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