relocatable code


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relocatable code

[¦rē·lō¦kād·ə·bəl ′kōd]
(computer science)
A code generated by an assembler or compiler, and in which all memory references needing relocation are either specially marked or relative to the current program-counter reading.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

relocatable code

Machine language that can be run from any memory location. All modern computers run relocatable code. See base/displacement.
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