single instruction stream-multiple data stream
- noun (written as single instruction stream multiple data stream)the architecture of a parallel computer, which has a number of arithmetic logic units and data buses with one control unit.
- A computer architecture in which multiple processors simultaneously and independently execute the same instruction set on different sets of data. Its abbreviation is SIMD. Also called single instruction-multiple data stream, or data parallel.
- acronym SIMD
- synonym single instruction-multiple data stream
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