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Re: Why "arguments"?by sparkyichi (Deacon)
|on Jul 26, 2005 at 14:50 UTC||Need Help??|
6.Computer Science. A value used to evaluate a procedure or subroutine.
I think this is derived from #5:
Mathematics. - The independent variable of a function.
Linguistics. - In generative grammar, any of various positions occupied by a noun phrase in a sentence.