Definition of Shift register

1. Noun. (computer science) register in which all bits can be shifted one or more positions to the left or to the right.

Generic synonyms: Register
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shift Register

shiels
shier
shiers
shies
shies away
shies away from
shiest
shiesty
shife
shift gears
shift key
shift keys
shift lever
shift register (current term)
shift to the left
shift to the right
shift work
shifta
shiftable
shiftas
shifted
shifted maxwellian
shiftee
shiftees
shifter
shifters
shiftful
shiftier

Literary usage of Shift register

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. National Computer Security Conference Proceedings, 1992: Information Systems by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"This shift register property enables a cooperative transmitter and receiver to ... The KPD is a stream cipher which has a shift register as its foundation. ..."

2. Ballistic Missile Defense Organization: Technology Applications Report (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The superconducting shift register, developed under BMDO funding, is expected to ... The superconducting shift register is expected to be incorporated into ..."

3. SAS(R) 9.1.3 Language Reference:: Dictionary, Fifth Edition, Volumes 1-4 by SAS Institute (2006)
""The k-Distribution of Generalized Feedback shift register Pseudorandom Numbers." Communications of the ACM 26: 516-523. Gentle, JE 1998. ..."

4. U. S. Industrial Outlook, 1994: Business Forecasts for 350 Industries (1994)
"A 32-bit yttrium shift register, a basic component in computer circuits, has been constructed. Multichip modules are being developed for demonstration in ..."

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