digital signal processors which support hardware circular buffers automatically generate and increment pointers for memory accesses which wrap to the beginning of the buffer when its end is reached, thus saving the time and instructions otherwise needed to ensure that the address pointer stays within the boundary of the buffer, and speeding the execution of repetitive DSP algorithms.
Digital Signal Processor For Digital Audio Applications (http://analog.com/publications/documentation/21065L_Audio_Tutorial.PDF).
noun 1. galvanized steel wire screen with a mesh usually between 0.25 and 0.5 inches (0.64 and 1.27 cm), used for coarse sieves, animal cages, and the like.
noun 1. a group of compatible computers that can run the same software.
- Hardware register
hardware, system administration (Or “hardware log”) A list of all hardware, both internal and external, that is attached to a particular computer. (2006-09-07)
/hard-weir’*-lee/ In a way pertaining to hardware. “The system is hardwarily unreliable.” The adjective “hardwary” is *not* traditionally used, though it has recently been reported from the U.K. See softwarily. [Jargon File] (1995-01-23)