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Discussion on: Name an every day object/scenario that serves as an example of a popular data structure

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Bertil Muth

A phone book is an example of a map data structure, where the name is the key, and the number is the value.

Interestingly, in some programming languages, a map is called a dictionary. So I guess a dictionary is also a good example of a map :-)

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Saloni Goyal Author

Wow, both very good examples.