nop

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

nop (plural nops)

  1. (programming) A no-op; a CPU instruction that does nothing.
    • 1999, Dominic Sweetman, See MIPS Run
      The MIPS instruction set is rich in nops, since any instruction with zero as a destination is guaranteed to do nothing.
    • 2004, Patterson et al, Computer Organization and Design: The Hardware/Software Interface
      Notice that in computing CPI or IPC, we do not count any nops executed as useful instructions.

Verb[edit]

nop (third-person singular simple present nops, present participle nopping, simple past and past participle nopped)

  1. (programming) To replace machine code with nop instructions when modifying software.
    • 1992, The Cyborg, The Cracking Manual
      For example, if there is a CALL 3140 and we want to skip this call, we can NOP it out.

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

nop

  1. (informal, neologism) nope

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

nop

  1. (informal, neologism) nope

Seri[edit]

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Noun[edit]

nop (plural nopxam)

  1. bobcat, Lynx rufus

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

nop

  1. (informal, neologism) nope