interrupt vector

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interrupt vector

[′int·ə‚rəpt ‚vek·tər]
(computer science)
A list comprising the locations of various interrupt handlers.

interrupt vector

In the PC, one of 256 pointers that reside in the first 1KB of memory. Each vector points to a routine in the BIOS or elsewhere in memory, which handles the interrupt.
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