Definition of opcode in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒpkəʊd/


Short for operation code.
Example sentences
  • Method and apparatus for generating a microinstruction responsive to the specification of an operand, in addition to a microinstruction based on the opcode, of a macroinstruction
  • When a kernel release won't compile, often it is not entirely clear whether the problem is with the C code in the kernel or with the compiler's attempt to convert that C code into machine language opcodes.
  • Each Mason component is compiled as necessary into a Perl subroutine, which is then compiled into Perl opcodes.

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