The word weak
is a generic adjective pertaining to a general state of feebleness, a lack of strength
, durability or vigor
is the opposite
. 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.