(Or “supervisor state”) An execution mode on some processors which enables execution of all instructions, including privileged instructions. It may also give access to different a address space, to memory management hardware and to other peripherals. This is the mode in which the operating system usually runs.
Opposite: user mode.
- Supervisory board
noun 1. a board of management of which nonmanagerial workers are members, having supervisory powers over some aspects of management decision-making
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