(HOF) A function that can take one or more functions as arguments and/or return a function as its value.E.g. map in (map f l) which returns the list of results of applying function f to each of the elements of list l. A curried function is an example of a higher-order function.
Last updated: 2018-05-25
Higher Education National Software Archive ♦ higher-order function ♦ higher-order macro
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