low-level language


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low-level language

n
(Computer Science) a computer programming language that is closer to machine language than to human language. Compare high-level language
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SCPI continues to be used as a low-level language on many instruments, www.
I'm appalled that a cabinet minister, or should I say a sacked cabinet minister, can use such low-level language towards the leader of one of the major cities.
This form of coding, however, is a low-level language, and it is more confusing to learn and read than other high-level languages, for example, C and Java.
Until now, there was no middle ground for document transformations between a general-purpose, low-level language that required lengthy development of complex algorithms and a high-level, but inflexible approach.

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