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adjective mac·ro \ˈma-(ˌ)krō\

Definition of macro

  1. 1 :  being large, thick, or exceptionally prominent

  2. 2 a :  of, involving, or intended for use with relatively large quantities or on a large scale b :  of or relating to macroeconomics

  3. 3 :  gross 1c

  4. 4 :  of or relating to a macro lens or to close-up photography

Origin and Etymology of macro

macr-


First Known Use: 1923

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macro

noun mac·ro

Definition of macro

plural

macros

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

Origin and Etymology of macro

short for macroinstruction


First Known Use: 1959

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MACRO Defined for English Language Learners


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macro

noun mac·ro

Definition of macro for English Language Learners

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


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macro

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adjective mac·ro \ˈmak-(ˌ)rō\

Medical Definition of macro

  1. 1:  large, thick, or excessively developed <macro layer of the cerebral cortex>

  2. 2a:  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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