microprogram

noun
mi·​cro·​pro·​gram | \ -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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about microprogram

Share microprogram

Statistics for microprogram

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for microprogram

The first known use of microprogram was in 1953

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on microprogram

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with microprogram

Comments on microprogram

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to reflect, repel, echo, or resound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

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

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!