nest

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun a construction built by birds and some fish for their eggs
  • noun a construction made by some social insects such as ants and bees for the colony to live in

Computing

  • verb to insert a subroutine within a program or another routine
  • verb to use a routine that calls itself recursively

Electronics

  • In computers, to incorporate a structure or entity into another similar structure or entity. For example, a loop within another loop, a procedure within another procedure, or a record within another record.
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