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three-address code

[′thrē ′ad‚res ‚kōd]
(computer science)
In computers, a multiple-address code which includes three addresses, usually two addresses from which data are taken and one address where the result is entered; location of the next instruction is not specified, and instructions are taken from storage in preassigned order.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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