macro


1mac·ro

adjective \ˈma-(ˌ)krō\

Definition of MACRO

1
:  being large, thick, or exceptionally prominent
2
a :  of, involving, or intended for use with relatively large quantities or on a large scale
b :  of or relating to macroeconomics
3
:  gross 1c
4
:  of or relating to a macro lens or to close-up photography

Origin of MACRO

macr-
First Known Use: 1923

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

2macro

noun

computers : a set of instructions that causes a computer to perform a series of tasks

plural macros

Full Definition of MACRO

:  a single computer instruction that stands for a sequence of operations

Origin of MACRO

short for macroinstruction
First Known Use: 1959

Other Computer-Related Terms

adware, flash, kludge, phishing, recursive, router

mac·ro

adjective \ˈmak-(ˌ)rō\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MACRO

1
: large, thick, or excessively developed <macro layer of the cerebral cortex>
2
a : of or involving large quantities : intended for use with large quantities <a macro procedure in analysis> <carrying out a test on a macro scale> b : gross 1b <the macro appearance of a specimen>

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