Definitions for "Derived type"
In Java, a type that overrides the definitions of a base type to provide unique behavior.
A derived type is a type whose operations and values are replicas of those of an existing type. The existing type is called the parent type of the derived type.
A user-defined (non-intrinsic) data type that consists of one or more component s. Each component of a derived type is either an intrinsic data type or another derived type.