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microprogram

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌprəʊɡræm)
n
(Computer Science) computing a sequence of microinstructions that controls the operation of an arithmetic and logic unit so that machine code instructions are executed
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The Combined addressing of Microinstructions is used in Micro-Programmed logic devices because it is a convenient and easy way of writing the MicroPrograms as well as the small size of the microinstruction [6, 9, 10].
The Combined Microinstructions (CMI) are used in MicroProgram Memory (MPM).
Its Mediaset-inspired special initiatives program, for instance, has advertisers plunking down premiums for compressed commercial breaks, one-minute, advertiser-endorsed microprograms and ad-sitcoms toplining series stars.
At least partly as a consequence of the one he did run, centrist advisers like domestic policy chief Bruce Reed are busily devising microprograms for a gridlocked second term, while liberals flee the administration.
Their resemblance to modern microprograms is very close and shows that Babbage thoroughly understood what we would call the art of microprogramming.
Changing a particular set of parallel microprograms in the module's fragment memory, one can "tailor" this module for more efficient performance in a specific application.
When input data of some fragment arrive at input ports of a module, the process of execution of this fragment's microprogram is generated.