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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

What is an attribute?


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What is an attribute? Here is my definition:


An attribute is an identifiable part of something


I believe that anything that can be identified as being part of something is an attribute. For example, if somebody asked you for a list of attributes about your car, you would tell them a few identifiable parts of the car. You might tell them that your car has three wheels or that it can go over 200 kilometers per hour. Both of these attributes are identifiable aspects of the car.



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