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Definition of "currying" [currying]

  • Present participle of curry. (verb)
  • The technique of transforming a function that takes multiple arguments into a function that takes a single argument (the first of the arguments to the original function) and returns a new function that takes the remainder of the arguments and returns the result. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "currying" in a sentence
  • "And, perhaps more important, he is uninterested in currying favor with those in power."
  • "You see, the Washington Post is more interested in currying favor with the Bush administration ever since Katherine Graham died."
  • "Poincare has certainly no interest in currying the favor of these quixotic upholders of a forlorn hope."
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