look-ahead

Definitions

General English

  • phrasal verb
    (written as look ahead)
    to make plans for the future.

General Science

  • noun
    (written as look ahead)
    the action by some central processing units of fetching instructions and examining them before they are executed in order to speed up operations

Computing

  • noun an action performed by some CPUs that fetch instructions and examine them before they are executed in order to speed up operations
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