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