microprogram

noun
mi·​cro·​pro·​gram | \ ˌmī-krō-ˈprō-ˌgram How to pronounce microprogram (audio) , -grəm \

Definition of microprogram

: a routine composed of microinstructions used in microprogramming

First Known Use of microprogram

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Microprogram.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microprogram. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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