CISC

Primary Meanings of CISC

1.
n
an agency of the Canadian government that unifies the intelligence units of Canadian law enforcement agencies
2.
n
(computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip
Full Definitions of CISC
1

n an agency of the Canadian government that unifies the intelligence units of Canadian law enforcement agencies

Synonyms:
Criminal Intelligence Services of Canada
Type of:
international intelligence agency
an intelligence agency outside the United States
2

n (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip

Synonyms:
complex instruction set computer, complex instruction set computing
Antonyms:
RISC, reduced instruction set computer, reduced instruction set computing
(computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a relatively small set of computer instructions that it can perform
Type of:
architecture, computer architecture
(computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software

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