dynamic

dynamic

(dI nam' ik) adj.

1. changing in response to events; not fixed.

2. forming an object in response to a request; incorporating elements of the request in the object provided.

Compare static.

dynamic link library

Microsoft operating systems. n.

a file that contains a set of program modules that are retrieved one at a time as they are used by an application.

Abbr. DLL.

… "assemblies" … are self-describing, versioned units of functionality that can run in isolation or side by side with other versions, and all but eliminate DLL hell. [Microsoft Corporation, print advertisement, 2003]

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