The word weak is a generic adjective pertaining to a general state of feebleness, a lack of strength, durability or vigor. Weak is the opposite of strong. It may refer to:


In concurrent programming refers to weaker consistency models.

  • A weak entity is a database entity that cannot be uniquely identified by its own attributes alone.
  • A weak reference is a reference that does not protect the referent object from collection by the garbage collector.
  • A weak symbol is a symbol definition in an object file or dynamic library that may be overridden by other symbol definitions.




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