microprogramming

noun
mi·​cro·​pro·​gram·​ming | \ ˌmī-krō-ˈprō-ˌgra-miŋ How to pronounce microprogramming (audio) , -grə- \

Definition of microprogramming

: the use of routines stored in memory rather than specialized circuits to control a device (such as a computer)

First Known Use of microprogramming

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Microprogramming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microprogramming. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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