control statement

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a program instruction which directs a program somewhere, e.g. to another branch
  • noun a program instruction which directs an electronic central processing unit to provide controlling actions or controls the actions of a central processing unit

Computing

  • noun a program instruction that directs a CPU to provide controlling actions or controls the operation of the CPU

Electronics

  • A computer statement which controls the flow of execution of a program. For instance, an IF-THEN statement.
  • synonymcontrol instruction
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