This is the first of two chapters discussing containers. A container is a data structure that contains or stores instances of other data structures or objects. Containers make it much easier to move groups of objects around, since several objects can be referred to by a single name and manipulated as a group. Containers do more than just store a group of objects—they determine how objects are stored and how they can be accessed and retrieved.
KeywordsMemory Block Inverted Index String Class Target List Inverted List
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