Definition of jump instruction in English:

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jump instruction


An instruction in a computer program that causes processing to move to a different place in the program sequence.
Example sentences
  • I found a jump instruction that jumped to the middle of another instruction.
  • The software interrupt can be seen as a special jump instruction whose target address is restricted by the kernel.
  • A jump instruction is added to the end of the modified program codes in the RAM, so that after the modified program codes are executed, the operation is returned to the ROM.

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Syllabification: jump in·struc·tion

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