priority-arbitration circuit

priority-arbitration circuit

[prī′är·əd·ē ‚är·bə′trā·shən ‚sər·kət]
(computer science)
A logic circuit which combines all interrupts but allows only the highest-priority request to enable its active flipflop.
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