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RISC

[risk] /rɪsk/
noun
1.
reduced instruction set computer: a computer whose central processing unit recognizes a relatively small number of instructions, which it can execute very rapidly.
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RISC

/rɪsk/
noun acronym
1.
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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