machine language

machine language
1. a programming language designed for use on a specific class of computers
2. a set of instructions coded so that the computer can use it directly without further translation
Syn: ↑machine code
Hypernyms: ↑code, ↑computer code

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1. : the set of numeric codes usually in binary form used to represent operations and data in a machine (as a computer)

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a coding system built into the hardware of a computer, requiring no translation before being run.

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machine language noun
Instructions for processing data, put into a form that can be directly understood and obeyed by a specific computer
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Main Entry:machine

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machine language UK US noun [uncountable] computing
machine code
Thesaurus: programming and programming languageshyponym

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machine language,
1. the coding system that a computer uses to process information: »

Machine languages are typically specific to a particular class or type of computer and frequently are entirely numeric, thus difficult for a human to understand (Van Court Hare, Jr.).

2. information or instructions in the physical form which a computer can handle without conversion or translation.

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maˈchine code [machine code] (also maˈchine language) noun countable, uncountable (computing)
a code in which instructions are written in the form of numbers so that a computer can understand and act on them

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