control flow

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control flow definition

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(Or "flow of control") The sequence of execution of instructions in a program. This is determined at run time by the input data and by the control structures (e.g. "if" statements) used in the program.
Not to be confused with "flow control".
(1997-09-14)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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