PSW Stands for:

  1. Program Status Word
  2. Process Status Word
  3. Primitive Status Word
  4. Processor Status Word
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 9th August 2015 in General Knowledge.
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    Answer: (1) Program Status word

    The Program Status word (PSW) is used to control instruction sequencing and to hold and indicate the status of the system in relation to the program currently being executed. The register PSW contains information on the status of the CPU. Contains flags to use conditional statements to make decision. 

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 11th August 2015.
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