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macro-

(word root) large
Examples of words with the root macro-: macrocosm

mac·ro

 (măk′rō′)
adj.
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.]

macro

(ˈmækrəʊ)
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

mac•ro

(ˈmæk roʊ)

adj., n., pl. -ros. adj.
1. very large in scale or capability.
2. of or pertaining to macroeconomics.
n.
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]

macro-

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"
Translations

macro

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

macro

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

macro

n (Comput) → Makro nt; macro virusMakrovirus m or nt
References in classic literature ?
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Recent articles about the Dridex botnet and the Adnel and Tarbir malware have reported resurgence in malware embedded as macros within Microsoft Office Documents.
From the View tab of the ribbon, open the Macros dropdown and choose Record Macro.
Perry (CPA, financial journalist, author) provides a how-to manual on how to create, run, and revise macros in Microsoft's Excel 2007.
Although the development of large capacity, high speed MRAM macros presents many challenges due to their larger cell size, today's announcement results from NEC and NEC Electronics' attention to the potential of high speed MRAMs, and the companies' development of MRAM technologies geared for embedded memory macros(1) in system LSIs or SoCs.
The function that convinced Lockey to switch from the trial of Macro Express to the purchase of Macro Scheduler was the latter software's ability to compile macros into an executable file.