macro
macro macro a. very large in scale or scope or capability; as, macroeconomics. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • macro- — ♦ Élément, du gr. makros « long, grand » (⇒ méga ). ⊗ CONTR. Micro . macr(o) élément, du gr. makros, long, grand . ⇒MACRO , élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. «grand, long», entrant dans la constr. de termes sav. Anton. micro . A. [Macro caractérise …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Macro — may refer to: * Macro (computer science) (for macroinstruction ), a computer science term for a set of instructions that is represented in an abbreviated format. * Macro photography, a type of close up photography * image macro, a picture with… …   Wikipedia

  • macro- — [mækrəʊ ǁ roʊ] prefix very large and concerned with a whole system rather than just part of it: • A number of chapters are devoted to fiscal policy in a macro context. * * * macro UK US /mækrəʊ / prefix ► relating to the whole of something,… …   Financial and business terms

  • macro — (n.) 1959 in computing sense, shortened from MACRO INSTRUCTION (Cf. macro instruction) …   Etymology dictionary

  • macro — [mak′rō] n. pl. macros [ MACRO(INSTRUCTION)] a single computer instruction that represents a given sequence of instructions; macroinstruction adj. 1. broad, general, or comprehensive in coverage, outlook, etc. or large in scale, effect, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • macro — n. [shortened form of macroinstruction] 1. a single computer instruction which symbolizes, and is converted at the time of program execution or by a compiler into, a series of instructions in the same computer language. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • macro- — Prefijo que significa grande. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • macro — En informática, abreviación de macroinstrucción (‘secuencia de instrucciones que se realizan automáticamente con una sola orden’). Es válido su uso en ambos géneros, con predominio del femenino: «Las macros son la herramienta perfecta para… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Macro- — Mac ro pref. [Gr. makro s, adj.] A combining form signifying long, large, great; as macrodiagonal, macrospore, macromolecule, macrocosm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • macro- — См. макро . (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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