4.4. Glossary


A process that is repeatable and predictable.


A place where you can go to get detailed information about aspects of your programming language.


A file containing Python definitions and statements intended for use in other Python programs. The contents of a module are made available to the other program by using the import statement.


A naming system for making names unique, to avoid duplication and confusion. Within a namespace, no two names can be the same.

pseudo-random number

A number that is not genuinely random but is instead created algorithmically.

random number

A number that is generated in such a way as to exhibit statistical randomness.

random number generator

A function that will provide you with random numbers, usually between 0 and 1.

standard library

A collection of modules that are part of the normal installation of Python.

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