field-programmable logic array
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field-programmable logic array[′fēld prō¦gram·ə·bəl ′läj·ik ə′rā]
A programmed logic array in which the internal connections of the logic gates can be programmed once in the field by passing high current through fusible links, by using avalanche-induced migration to short base-emitter junctions at desired interconnections, or by other means. Abbreviated FPLA. Also known as programmable logic array.
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