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POLYMORPHISM
  1. Context:
    Computing


    Definition:
    The ability to appear in many forms. In object-oriented programming, polymorphism refers to the characteristic of being able to assign a different meaning or usage to something in different contexts - specifically, to allow an entity such as a variable, a function, or an object to have more than one form. .


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    Derived from multiple sources


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