function call

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Noun1.function call - a call that passes control to a subroutine; after the subroutine is executed control returns to the next instruction in main program
call - an instruction that interrupts the program being executed; "Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"
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In synchronous I/O, the function call to read from or write to a file does not return until the actual read or write is complete.
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A simple C++ function call can be used to turn a C array into a RAM, or you can instantiate RAM blocks by hand and manually implement a low level RAM driver.
They simply open the code, see the pictures and view sequence diagrams to better understand what is going on with a specific function call instead of going through a cryptic process.