a step in a computer program that determines which of two or more instructions or instruction sequences to execute next, depending on whether or not one or more specified conditions have been met.
noun 1. Statistics, Mathematics. the probability that an event will occur under the condition that another event occurs first: equal to the probability that both will occur divided by the probability that the first will occur. noun 1. (statistics) the probability of one event, A, occurring given that another, B, is already known to have […]
noun 1. a sale in which the title of a property remains with the seller until some condition is met, as the payment of the full purchase price.
- Condition code register
noun 1. (computing) a hardware register used for storing the current values of the condition codes
- Condition codes
plural noun 1. a set of single bits that indicate specific conditions within a computer. The values of the condition codes are often determined by the outcome of a prior software operation and their principal use is to govern choices between alternative instruction sequences