Try Our Apps


WATCH "Lumbersexual"

branch and hang

branch and hang in Technology

(BRH) Originally a mythical instruction for the IBM 1130 at Indiana University.
Later some real examples were discovered. The Texas Instruments TI-980 allowed all addressing modes with all instructions, including Store Immediate Extended (stores the value into the extension word of the instruction) and Branch and Link Immediate (makes a subroutine call to the same instruction -- Branch and Hang).
Compare HCF.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for branch

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for branch and hang