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RISC

(rɪsk)
n acronym for
(Computer Science) reduced instruction set computer: a computer in which the set of instructions which it can perform has been reduced to the minimum, resulting in very fast data processing
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RISC

(rɪsk)
n.
reduced instruction set computer: a computer whose central processing unit recognizes a relatively small number of instructions, which it can execute very rapidly. Compare cisc
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Noun1.RISC - (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a relatively small set of computer instructions that it can perform
computer architecture, architecture - (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software; "the architecture of a computer's system software"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
complex instruction set computer, complex instruction set computing, CISC - (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip
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