<alien> ( address -- alien )
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Vocabulary
alien

Inputs and outputs
addressa non-negative integer
aliena new alien address


Word description
Creates an alien object, wrapping a raw memory address.

Notes
Alien objects are invalidated between image saves and loads.

See also
<displaced-alien>, alien-address

Definition