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6.14: Strings (Glossary)
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- A variable used to count something, usually initialized to zero and then incremented.
- empty string
- A string with no characters and length 0, represented by two quotation marks.
- format operator
- An operator,
%, that takes a format string and a tuple and generates a string that includes the elements of the tuple formatted as specified by the format string.
- format sequence
- A sequence of characters in a format string, like
%d, that specifies how a value should be formatted.
- format string
- A string, used with the format operator, that contains format sequences.
- A boolean variable used to indicate whether a condition is true or false.
- A statement that calls a method.
- The property of a sequence whose items cannot be assigned.
- An integer value used to select an item in a sequence, such as a character in a string.
- One of the values in a sequence.
- A function that is associated with an object and called using dot notation.
- Something a variable can refer to. For now, you can use "object" and "value" interchangeably.
- A pattern of traversal that stops when it finds what it is looking for.
- An ordered set; that is, a set of values where each value is identified by an integer index.
- A part of a string specified by a range of indices.
- To iterate through the items in a sequence, performing a similar operation on each.