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.
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Literary usage of Shift register
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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 ..."