# 4.6. Glossary¶

argument

the data passed to parameter.

const

keyword that makes a variable or value constant and unchanging.

function

a section of code that performs a procedure and is usually named.

specifying more than one definition for the same function name within the same scope.

parameter

a variable in a function or method definition that accepts data passed from an argument.

pointer

a value that indicates a place in a computer’s memory.

void

Keyword indicating a function has no return value.