optimising compiler

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optimising compiler definition

programming, tool
compiler which attempts to analyse the code it produces and to produce more efficient code by performing program transformation such as branch elimination, partial evaluation, or peep-hole optimisation.
Contrast pessimising compiler.
(1995-02-01)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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