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veif

veif

Icelandic

Noun

veif f (genitive singular veifar, nominative plural veifar)

  1. (computing) a semaphore; (bit, token, fragment of code, or some other mechanism which is used to restrict access to a shared function or device to a single process at a time, or to synchronize and coordinate events in different processes)

Related terms

  • stöðuvísir, stöðuveifa, veifa (computing; a flag)