Mutating vs Culturgen - What's the difference?

mutating | culturgen |


As a verb mutating

is .

As an adjective mutating

is causing or tending to cause mutation.

As a noun culturgen is

one of the propagating mutating cultural units that form the subject of memetics.

mutating

English

Verb

(head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Causing or tending to cause mutation.
  • The mutating process that cells undergo can lead to cancer.
    std::sort is a mutating algorithm.
  • (programming, of an object) Having the ability to make changes to data other than its makeup.
  • The begin() member of std::string returns a mutating iterator.

    culturgen

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of the propagating mutating cultural units that form the subject of memetics.
  • Synonyms

    * meme

    Usage notes

    Introduced by introduced by Charles Lumsden and Edward O. Wilson in their book Genes, Mind, and Culture: The Coevolutionary Process (1981), the term has fallen in popularity, and now the slightly older term meme (coined by in his book The Selfish Gene ) is used in its stead almost universally.