transfer of control
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<programming> To cause execution of a program to continue
from a different address instead of proceding sequentially to
the next instruction. This may happen as a result of a jump
instruction or some kind of interrupt.
This term is more common when discussing machine code, the
high-level language equivalent is a goto statement.
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