Last modified on 31 October 2014, at 19:35

expando

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps a short form of expandable object.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

expando (plural expandos)

  1. (computing, programming) A property added to an object at run-time.
    • 2009, Ted Pattison, ‎Daniel Larson, Inside Microsoft Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0
      Because JavaScript objects are not constrained to predefined interfaces as they are with .NET objects, you can set expando properties on any object.
    • 2010, Alexei White, JavaScript Programmer's Reference
      I talk more about expandos in Chapter 10. This means that you can arbitrarily add new properties to an object whenever you want.

See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ex (out) + pandō (spread).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active expandō, present infinitive expandere, perfect active expandī, supine expansum

  1. I spread out
  2. I expand
  3. I explain

InflectionEdit

  • expans- is sometimes expass-

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • expando in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

expando

  1. first-person singular present indicative of expandir

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

expando

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of expandir.