Meaning of ARG in English

ARG

transcription, транскрипция: [ /arg/ n. ]

Abbreviation for `argument' (to a function), used so often as to have become a new word (like `piano' from `pianoforte'). "The sine function takes 1 arg, but the arc-tangent function can take either 1 or 2 args." Compare param , parm , var .

Jargon File English vocabulary.      Английский словарь жаргона.