Глоссарий терминов Oracle
Перевод тип-коллекция (по стандарту ODMG)
Описание Each collection type describes a data unit made up of an indefinite number of elements, all of the same datatype. The collection types are array types and table types. They are schema objects. The corresponding data units are called VARRAYs and nested tables. When there is no danger of confusion, we often refer to the collection types as VARRAYs and nested tables.