status register


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status register

[′stad·əs ‚rej·ə·stər]
(computer science)
A register maintained by the central processing unit that contains a status byte with information about activities currently taking place there.
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The place where the status registers and the control registers could be seen depends on controller which is attached to CP242-8 module.
The error-handling block of the application layer contains a status register with an error flag for each error.