The traditional process of moving from high-level abstractions and logical, implementation-independent designs to the physical implementation of a system.
Contrast reverse engineering.
[fawr-wer-der] /ˈfɔr wər dər/ noun 1. a person who . 2. . /ˈfɔːwədə/ noun 1. a person or thing that forwards 2. a person engaged in the bookbinding process of forwarding 3. See forwarding agent
- Forward error correction
algorithm (FEC) A class of methods for controling errors in a one-way communication system. FEC sends extra information along with the data, which can be used by the receiver to check and correct the data. A CPU writing data to RAM is a kind of one-way communication – see error correcting memory and error checking […]
noun 1. a foreign bill purchased at a stipulated price and payable at a future date.
- Forward heart failure
forward heart failure for·ward heart failure (fôr’wərd) n. Congestive heart failure resulting from inadequate cardiac output, characterized by weakness, fatigue, and the retention of sodium and water.