complex instruction set computer

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

Synonyms:
CISC, 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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