Defined Terms

arithmetic conversion A conversion from one arithmetic type to another. In the context of the binary arithmetic operators, arithmetic conversions usually attempt to preserve precision by converting a smaller type to a larger type (e.g., integral types are converted to floating point).

associativity Determines how operators with the same precedence are grouped. Operators can be either right associative (operators are grouped from right to left) or left associative (operators are grouped from left to right).

binary operators Operators that take two operands.

cast An explicit conversion.

compound expression An expression involving more than one operator.

const_cast A cast that converts a low-level const object to the corresponding ...

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