Definition of C++:

  1. Cent(s).

  2. (on scorecards) caught by.

  3. (of water) cold.

  4. (in units of measurement) centi-.

  5. Colt.

  6. The speed of light in a vacuum.

  7. (preceding a date or amount) circa; approximately.

  8. Century or centuries.

  9. Object-oriented successor to C, and currently the most widely used programming language on Mac, PC, Sun, and other computer platforms. Developed in 1986 by Bjarne Stroustrup of Bell Laboratories.

Origin of word C++


Meaning of C++ & C++ Definition


C++ is an extension of the C language, defined in 1986 by Bjarne Strautrop of Bell Laboratories. As a superset of C, it provides additional functions for data abstraction and object-oriented programming. C++ can be used to develop programs for almost any computer. Together, C and C++ are among the most widely used programming languages ‚Äč‚Äčtoday.