compound statement

compound statement

[′käm‚pau̇nd ′stāt·mənt]
(computer science)
A single program instruction that contains two or more instructions which could stand alone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When two statements are connected with the word and, both parts must be true for the compound statement to be true.