A memory addressing scheme used in processors where the whole memory can be accessed using a single address that fits in a single register or instruction. This contrasts with a segmented memory architecture, such as that used on the Intel 8086, where an address is given by an offset from a base address held in one of the “segment registers”. Linear addressing greatly simplifies programming at the assembly language level but requires more instruction word bits to be allocated for an address.
noun, Mathematics. 1. See under (def 2). [al-juh-bruh] /ˈæl dʒə brə/ noun 1. the branch of mathematics that deals with general statements of relations, utilizing letters and other symbols to represent specific sets of numbers, values, vectors, etc., in the description of such relations. 2. any of several systems, especially a ring in which elements […]
- Linear argument
theory A function argument which is used exactly once by the function. If the argument is used at most once then it is safe to inline the function and replace the single occurrence of the formal parameter with the actual argument expression. If the argument was used more than once this transformation would duplicate the […]
- Linear assignment
- Linear atrophy
linear atrophy n. Stretch marks.