Specialized arrays
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The specialized-arrays vocabulary implements fixed-length sequence types for storing machine values in a space-efficient manner without boxing.

A specialized array type needs to be generated for each element type. This is done with parsing words:
SPECIALIZED-ARRAY:

SPECIALIZED-ARRAYS:


This parsing word adds new words to the search path, documented in the next section.
Specialized array words
Passing specialized arrays to C functions
Vector arithmetic with specialized arrays
Specialized array examples

The specialized-vectors vocabulary provides a resizable version of this abstraction.