standard cell

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standard cell

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(Electronics) a voltaic cell producing a constant and accurately known electromotive force that can be used to calibrate voltage-measuring instruments
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Noun1.standard cell - a primary cell used as a standard of electromotive force
Clark cell, Clark standard cell - a form of voltaic cell once used as a standard for electromotive force
galvanic cell, primary cell, voltaic cell - an electric cell that generates an electromotive force by an irreversible conversion of chemical to electrical energy; cannot be recharged
cadmium cell, Weston cell - a standard voltaic cell (trademark Weston)
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The blocks also enable engineers to implement custom digital peripherals, state machines or glue logic.
Early embedded designs surrounded microcontrollers with copious amounts and various types of glue logic.
Moreover, its flexible set of networking interfaces reduces system costs by eliminating glue logic and will enable OEMs to leverage millions of lines of code that are successfully running on PowerQUICC devices.
LCD, touch panel), ASSP controllers for DSP functions and battery management, the glue logic, and the communications interfaces can all be implemented using library cores available from the FPGA vendor.
There's no need for glue logic, as the chip is designed from the ground up to interface directly with the SLP_S3#, and SLP_S5# ACPI signals from Intel's i865/i875 chipsets.
Manufacturing test of the SOC consists of internal tests of individual IP blocks and the top-level test of interconnect between blocks including any glue logic.
44 per cent of software engineers and 40 per cent of hardware designers predicted a significant shift in the use of FPGAs away from glue logic, prototyping and ASIC replacement to become a platform for implementing flexible designs.