A CDE Definition
Not processing any data. Some CPUs have an idle state that halts all processing until an interrupt is received. However, some circuits are always operating such as the refreshing of static and dynamic RAM memories, which would otherwise lose their content. See idle character.
In data communications, a character transmitted to keep the line synchronized when there is no data being sent. See idle interrupt and System Idle Process.
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