serial operation


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serial operation

[′sir·ē·əl ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(computer science)
The flow of information through a computer in time sequence, using only one digit, word, line, or channel at a time.
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Optimizing the datapath involves considering different architectures for function implementation, data representation, pipelining or parallel versus serial operation.
ON Tuesday, the army units conducted serial operations in four locations in Deir Ezzur, including Al-Mattar Al-Qadim and Southern Al-Mahd Al-Sanaee.
A number of patients will require repeat operations tomorrow and serial operations over the next couple of days," Fagenholz said.
TURKEY KCK OPERATION: -Around 40 people were taken into custody by Turkish security teams in serial operations against outlawed KCK organization.