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name

A string used to identify a model element.

namespace

A part of the model in which the names can be defined and used. Within a namespace, each name has a unique meaning.

See also: name

n-ary association

An Association among three or more Classes. Each instance of the Association is an n-tuple of values from the respective Classes.

Contrast: binary association

nesting

A connector used as an alternative membership notation to indicate nested members within an element; for example, a package that has nested members. The nested members of a package could also be shown inside the package rather than linked by the Nesting connector.

node

A classifier that represents a run-time computation resource, which generally has at least a memory and often processing capability. Run-time objects and components can reside on nodes.