Definition

Definition[symbol]

prints as the definitions given for a symbol.

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Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Scope  (2)

For built-in symbols, Definition gives attributes, defaults, and options:

For user-defined symbols, Definition gives attributes, defaults, options, and definitions:

Properties & Relations  (4)

For read-protected symbols, definitions are not given:

The information given by Definition is comprised of defaults, options, attributes, and values:

Information prints the values rendered by Definition, as well as usage messages:

?? is the same as Information:

Definition is HoldAll:

This gives the definition of symbol itself:

This gives the definition of its value:

Possible Issues  (1)

Definition is an output form; it does not evaluate:

Introduced in 1988
 (1.0)
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Updated in 1996
 (3.0)