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English noun: CISC

1. CISC (group) an agency of the Canadian government that unifies the intelligence units of Canadian law enforcement agencies

SynonymsCriminal Intelligence Services of Canada

Broader (hypernym)international intelligence agency

Domain regionCanada

2. CISC (attribute) (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip

Synonymscomplex instruction set computer, complex instruction set computing

Broader (hypernym)architecture, computer architecture

Domain categorycomputer science, computing

Antonymsreduced instruction set computer, reduced instruction set computing, risc

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