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1. Of great size; large.
2. Large in scope or extent; large-scale: a macro analysis of many reports.
n. pl. mac·ros Computers
1. A single, user-defined command that is part of an application and executes a series of commands.
2. A shorthand representation for a number of lines of code.

[Short for macroinstruction.]


n, pl macros
1. (Photography) a macro lens
2. (Computer Science) Also: macro instruction a single computer instruction that initiates a set of instructions to perform a specific task


(ˈmæk roʊ)

adj., n., pl. -ros. adj.
1. very large in scale or capability.
2. of or pertaining to macroeconomics.
3. a single computer instruction that represents a sequence of instructions or keystrokes.
[independent use of macro-, or by shortening of words with macro- as initial element; (definition 5) shortening of macroinstruction]


a combining form meaning “large” (macromolecule), “abnormally large” (macrocyte), “major, significant” (macroevolution), “not local, extending over a broad area” (macrocosm), “visible to the naked eye” (macrophyte); often contrasting with micro-.
[< Greek makro-, comb. form of makrós long]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macro - a single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine languagemacro - a single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language
program line, instruction, statement, command - (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
Adj.1.macro - very large in scale or scope or capability
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"


[ˈmækrəʊ] N (Comput) ABBR =macro-instructionmacro m


adj [lens] → macro
n (COMPUTING)macro f


n (Comput) → Makro nt; macro virusMakrovirus m or nt
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The rest, except Macro and Laco, are partisans of Sejanus.
These new lenses along and the Macro Twin-Lite flash will continue to push the boundaries and expand the possibilities of what advanced amateur and professional photographers capture and share with the world.
Teijin Aramid and MACRO Industries have agreed to develop and market a more durable, fire-resistant air freight container, the companies said.
Though unable to reveal the name of the global law firm due to confidentiality issues, Macro stated that as per the $14.
The result is a flat field lens that we call now as macro lens (see photo).
One example of macro-based malware is Adnel, a macro that downloads and runs files on your PC when you open an infected Microsoft Office file.
For example, a few brief paragraphs at the beginning of chapter 1 on the great civilizations of the world and the creativity that has emerged from community participation set the stage to fulfill the promise of the chapter's title, "Evolution of Macro Practice: A Quest for Human Spirit," but the section concludes before being fully developed.
9 May 2014 -- Buenos Aires-based Banco Macro SA (NYSE: BMA) (BCBA: BMA) said that its net income totaled ARS 1.
As many companies reduce inventory to minimize costs, Macro Sensors built an in-house stock of approximately 85 different designs of LVDT linear position sensors to quickly address their sensor requirements.
If you want to change this setting on all of the worksheets, you can record and then edit a simple macro.
Next add the actual buttons and then the macro commands that will wing you instantly to your targets.