Aggregation and Composition

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Java UML, what is aggregation and composition means?
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Check out OOP and UML.

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Aggregation differs from ordinary composition in that it does not imply ownership. In composition, when the owning object is destroyed, so are the contained objects. In aggregation, this is not necessarily true.