indirect addressing


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indirect addressing

[‚in·də′rekt ə′dres·iŋ]
(computer science)
A programming device whereby the address part of an instruction is not the address of the operand but rather the location in storage where the address of the operand may be found.
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indirect addressing

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indirect addressing

An address mode that points to another pointer rather than the actual data. This mode is prohibited in RISC architecture. See indirection.
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