macrocode

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macrocode (countable and uncountable, plural macrocodes)

  1. (computing) Code written using macros.
  2. Any relatively high-level coding system.
    • 2004, Phenomenological Inquiry (volumes 28-30, page 122)
      In contrast, authors of junk fiction draw their contents from a repertoire of codified commonplaces that are catachresized in a macrocode of the reader's imagination. The result may seem like fantasy literature, but instead offers just trite factuality []

Verb[edit]

macrocode (third-person singular simple present macrocodes, present participle macrocoding, simple past and past participle macrocoded)

  1. (transitive) To encode using a relatively high-level coding system.