Definition of RISC in English:

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RISC

Pronunciation: /risk/

noun

[usually as modifier] Computing
A computer based on a processor or processors designed to perform a limited set of operations extremely quickly.

Origin

1980s: acronym from reduced instruction set computer (or computing).

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Syllabification: RISC

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