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Currying is one of the words you will hear the most when you start to work with functional programming. It is also one of the hardest to figure out.
- Definition: Currying is the technique of translating the evaluation of a function which takes multiple arguments into evaluating a sequence of functions, each with a single argument *
We can see currying as a series of partial application.
For a function who has N parameters, a partial application will have N-X. It improves code readability by binding some parameters and giving names to specific uses.
Now we have seen what is partial application, we can introduce currying as a series of partial application, where at each step we only apply one parameter.