Etymology
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macro (n.)

1959 in computing sense, shortened from macroinstruction.

updated on May 02, 2017

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Definitions of macro from WordNet
1
macro (n.)
a single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language;
Synonyms: macro instruction
2
macro (adj.)
very large in scale or scope or capability;
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