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instruction set

Line breaks: in|struc¦tion set

Definition of instruction set in English:

noun

Computing
The complete set of all the instructions in machine code that can be recognized and executed by a central processing unit.
Example sentences
  • A Script is an instruction set used to execute operations on a controller device.
  • The Itanium processor uses a different instruction set than the x86 instruction set used by other desktop and server processors from Intel and AMD.
  • Each processor designer then designs a processor to process a specific instruction set in the most efficient way possible.

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