macro instruction


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Noun1.macro instruction - a single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine languagemacro instruction - 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
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These macro instruction definitions consist of bytecode instructions, and replace common instruction sequences in the code.
The sections of the paper include: "Microcomputer Electronic Spreadsheet Structure", "Macro Instruction Sets", "Student Information", "Faculty Information", "Administrative Information", "Supervisory Information", and "Technical Considerations." (Contains 17 references.) (SLD)
A macro instruction corresponds to each phase, and contains all micro instructions in order to let the requested operation take place.
A Macro instruction actually represents a branch into the ROM; the instruction fetch unit starts fetching instructions from the ROM at the address specified by the macro opcode.