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CISC

CISC Acronym for complex instruction set computer. A conventional computer in which the instruction set has evolved to satisfy the needs of high-level languages and system software to enable generation of compact efficient object code, often in a time-sharing environment governed by an operating system. Compare RISC.

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CISC

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CISC processor

CISC processor: see RISC processor.

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CISC

CISC complex instruction-set computer (or chip)

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