Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

machine language

noun

Definition of machine language

  1. 1 :  the set of symbolic instruction codes usually in binary form that is used to represent operations and data in a machine (as a computer) —called also machine code

  2. 2 :  assembly language



1947

First Known Use of machine language

1947

Rhymes with machine language


Learn More about machine language


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up machine language? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

immature or lacking adult sophistication

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin prompt oily angry
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ