do nothing instruction

do nothing instruction

[′dü ‚nəth·iŋ in‚strək·shən]
(computer science)
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no-op

(NO OPeration) An instruction that does nothing but hold the place for a future machine instruction or fill up the space of a very large instruction word (VLIW). See VLIW. See also never execute bit.
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