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WWW

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WWW
World Wide Web. The web of systems and the data in them that is the Internet.

wrapper

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wrapper
An object that encapsulates and delegates to another object to alter its interface or behavior in some way.

world readable files

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world readable files
Files on a file system that can be viewed (read) by any user. For example: files residing on Web servers can only be viewed by Internet users if their permissions have been set to world readable.

while

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while
A Java keyword used to declare a loop that iterates a block of statements. The loop's exit condition is specified as part of the while statement.

volatile

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volatile
A Java keyword used in variable declarations that specifies that the variable is modified asynchronously by concurrently running threads.

void

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void
A Java keyword used in method declarations to specify that the method does not return any value. void can also be used as a nonfunctional statement.

virtual machine

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virtual machine
An abstract specification for a computing device that can be implemented in different ways, in software or hardware. You compile to the instruction set of a virtual machine much like you'd compile to the instruction set of a microprocessor. The Java virtual machine consists of a bytecode instruction set, a set of registers, a stack, a garbage-collected heap, and an area for storing methods.