involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; as, global war; global monetary policy.
broad in scope or content; comprehensive. Opposite of noncomprehensive.
Accessible and effective throughout an entire computer program, rather than in only one subroutine; -- used of variables; as, global variable. Opposite of local.
Relating to the entire earth or other planet
(adj.) Capable of having extended or general scope. For example, a global substitution of one word for another in a file affects all occurrences of the word. Contrast with local.
having a scope consisting of an entire program.
across the entire system.
For B-splines, this refers to a technique which changes the shape of the curve or surface over the entire range of the curve or surface. The change might be very small, but there is no guarantee of no change. (see also local)
Refers to parameters which affect the entire device, such as master tuning and MIDI receive mode.
Pertaining to or governing all of the operations of an instrument.
Pertaining to information available to more than one program or subroutine. IBM.
A global item can be referred to anywhere in the program. It's scope is universal.
Pertaining to an entire document, file, or program rather than to a restricted segment of it. hunda View