instantiation instantiation  /ɪn ˌstæn ʃi ˈeɪ ʃən/


  • (n) a representation of an idea in the form of an instance of it


  1. "You only need to monitor one TLS internet encryption connection in order to crack the security of that protocol. If you know the secret numbers, you can completely break any instantiation of Dual_EC_DRBG," Schneier explains in an essay on the...
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: Bruce Schneier Source: Register

  2. "We have a new core under development. The first instantiation of which will be in a quad-core form, to be launched roughly mid '07. What I said is we will demonstrate that by the end of the year," said Dirk Meyer, when asked to clarify the...
    on Jul 21, 2006 By: Dirk Meyer Source: X-bit Labs

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