stored-program control

stored-program control

[′stȯrd ′prō‚gram kən′trōl]
(communications)
Electronic control of a telecommunications switching system by means of a program of instructions stored in bulk electronic memory. Abbreviated SPC.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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