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Type system

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  1. In computer science, a type system defines how a programming language classifies values and expressions into types, how it can manipulate those types and how they interact

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  2. A type identifies a value or set of values as having a particular meaning or purpose (although some types, such as abstract types and function types, might not be represented as values in the running computer program)

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  3. vary significantly between languages with, perhaps, the most important variations being their compile-time syntactic and run-time operational implementations

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  4. A compiler may use the static type of a value to optimize the storage it needs and the choice of algorithms for operations on the value

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  5. In many C compilers the "float" data type, for example, is represented in 32 bits, in accordance with the IEEE specification for single-precision floating point numbers

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