Instantiating Function (Definition)

Another name for a constructor mechanism.


ECMAScript edition - 2

An instantiating function is a Function object that can be used as a constructor to make new instances of itself. These new instances are anonymous functions.

See also:Anonymous function


ECMA 262 edition 2 - section - 10.1.1

ECMA 262 edition 3 - section - 10.1.1