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Meaning of INSTRUCTION SET

 
Matching Terms:  instruction set architecture, instruction set processor

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 Definition: 

The collection of machine language instructions that a particular processor understands.

The term is almost synonymous with "instruction set architecture" since the instructions are fairly meaningless in isolation from the registers etc. that they manipulate.

 

 

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