How to Pronounce quine?

Correct pronunciation for the word "quine" is [kwˈa͡ɪn], [kwˈa‍ɪn], [k_w_ˈaɪ_n].

"Quine" in context

A quine is a type of program or function in computing that takes no input, and reproduces its own source code. The concept of a quine was first introduced by mathematician and computer scientist, J.H. Conway, who named the program in honor of logician Willard Van Orman Quine. Quines have a long and varied history, dating back to the 1930s, when mathematicians and computer scientists used them to explore the concept of self-replication.

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