The notion of a template is that it is abstract and can be applied to future instances. Is there a word that means an instantiated template?
I'd prefer something that specifically refers to the fact that it came from a template, so not "instance".
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So a templated sorting function, for example, can be said to be specialized for
Template instantiation is the process of creating a specialization from a template.