id etymology

English word id comes from English identifier

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Detailed word origin of id

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identifier English (eng) (databases) A primary key.. (programming, operating systems) A formal name used in source code to refer to a variable, function, procedure, package, etc. or in an operating system to refer to a process, user, group, etc.. (HTML) A code that distinguishes a particular element from all other elements in a document.. A guidebook that helps determine the specific class of an object (such as a [...]
id English (eng) (computing) Identifier.