Definitions for "Host variable"
Keywords:  cobol, sql, referenced, embedded, udb
A DB2 term for a program variable in an application program. Host variables are used in SQL commands.
In a DB2 UDB for iSeries SQL application program, a variable referred to by embedded SQL statements. In RPG, this is called a field name; in C, this is known as a variable; in COBOL, this is called a data item.
a C program variable that you use in an embedded SQL statement