indirection

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪndəˈɹɛkʃən/, /ˈɪndɪˈɹɛkʃən/, /ˈɪndaɪˈɹɛkʃən/

NounEdit

 
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indirection (countable and uncountable, plural indirections)

  1. A lack of direction; deviousness or aimlessness.
  2. (programming) Use of a variable or object through its address.
  3. An indirect action or process.