Definitions for "Actual parameter"
See parameter.
a data object that is shared with the caller subprogram
The parameter value supplied in a subprogram call (often referred to as an argument) or a generic instantiation.
Variable, expression, or value that is used in a procedure or function call.
an expression rather than a variable
a value , and so it can be specified by any expression, provided that the expression computes a value of the correct type