Definitions for "Distributed object"
an object that can be accessed remotely
an object that other objects may access even if they're outside it's own thread
objects independent of platform and application that contain their own data and functions for accessing the data. It's like a drive-in window at a fast-food restaurant: you tell the attendant at the window (or the window) what you want, and they retrieve the "data" food for you. Mentioned in: DC Communication. Pictures: distributed objects.
Keywords:  unit, information
a unit of information (e