(programming) The memory storage area that holds data types, such as integers and strings, or an array of integers. The data structures associated with drivers are used as buffers for holding data being moved between user data space and the device, as flags for indicating error device status, as pointers to link buffers together, and so on.
a collection of values. Different kinds of data structures are organized and accessed in different ways. Icon structures are records, lists, sets, and tables.