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5 February, 2015 - 11:20

Definition 3.17: implicit

A value that has its data type changed automatically.

Definition 3.18: explicit

Changing a value's data type with the cast operator.

Definition 3.19: promotion

Going from a smaller domain to a larger domain.

Definition 3.20: demotion

Going from a larger domain to a smaller domain.

Definition 3.21: truncation

The fractional part of a floating-point data type that is dropped when converted to an integer.