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ISP
1. Abbrev. for instruction set processor. A programming language for the algorithmic description of instruction sets and architectures. It was developed in conjunction with PMS and is an effective register transfer language to describe computer architectures and thus to enable their simulation.

2. Abbrev. for Internet service provider. An organization that offers users Internet access. ISPs are usually commercial companies. They often provide e-mail and other information services as part of the service contract. An alternative name is IAP (Internet access provider).

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• Computing instruction set processor
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Internet service provider

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