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- To send something to its correct destination. Often used metaphorically to indicate a transfer of programmatic control to a destination selected algorithmically, often by lookup in a table of function references or, in the case of object methods, by traversing the inheritance tree looking for the most specific definition for the method.
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- accessor method, class, class method, destroy, destructor, encapsulation, global destruction, Handler, invocant, invocation, method, static method