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When referring to instruction words, a mnemonic is:

[A]. a short abbreviation for the operand address
[B]. a short abbreviation for the operation to be performed
[C]. a short abbreviation for the data word stored at the operand address
[D]. shorthand for machine language

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Syed said: (May 16, 2011)  
Its a thing for keeping us to be remembered in a easy manner.

Vijesh said: (Jul 29, 2011)  
Eg: MOV, ADD, SUB, LOAD.

Atmanand said: (Nov 3, 2016)  
Mnemonics are words that are inbuilt for certain language.

For ex: mov a, b in this mov tells to copy the content of b to a register.

Another ex: add a, #30h.

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