dip ( x quot -- x )
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Vocabulary
kernel

Inputs and outputs
xan object
quota quotation


Word description
Removes x from the datastack, calls quot, and restores x to the top of the datastack when quot is finished.

Examples
USING: arrays kernel math prettyprint ; 10 20 30 [ / ] dip 2array .
{ 1/2 30 }


Notes
dip is executed as a primitive when preceded by a literal quotation. The below definition is not executed unless its argument is a non-literal quotation, such as a quotation constructed with curry or compose, or for Fried quotations or quotations including Lexical variables.

Definition

: dip ( x quot -- x ) swap [ call ] dip ;