Asked • 06/22/19

Exactly what is the difference between a "closure" and a "block"?

I've found that lots of people use the words *closure* and *block* interchangeably. Most of these people can't explain what they're talking about. I'm looking for a precise, computer science **definition of a block**, a precise, computer science **definition of a closure** and **clarification on the difference** between the two.

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Chris T. answered • 02/11/22

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Patrick B. answered • 06/22/19

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