An object is an instance of a class stored in a set of memory locations.

Related concepts:  ClassTypeValue

Closest Wikipedia entry:  Object-oriented programming — Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming paradigm based on the concept of "objects", which can contain data and code: data in the form of fields (often known as attributes or properties), and code, in the form of procedures (often known as methods). A feature of objects is that an object's own procedures can access and often modify the data fields of itself (objects have a notion of this or self). In OOP, computer programs are designed by making them out of objects that interact with one another.

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