st {block} ({begin}/end,

function, or procedure body) containing the identifier's declaration. This means that an identifier declared in some block is only accessible within that block and from procedures declared within it.

This term is used in the Python community.

Compare lexical scope.

Last updated: 2002-02-18

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, the two are completelyst {block} ({begin}/end,-flop}, commonly consisting of

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