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lookahead

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

look +‎ ahead

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

lookahead (countable and uncountable, plural lookaheads)

  1. (computing) The analysis in advance of subsequent decisions that would be made if a particular branch of an algorithm was followed.
    Our computer chess program uses lookahead to avoid difficult endgames.

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