channel command


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channel command

[′chan·əl kə′mand]
(computer science)
The step, equivalent to a program instruction, required to tell an input/output channel what operation is to be performed, and where the data are or should be located.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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