Definition of machine instruction in English:

machine instruction

Line breaks: ma|chine in|struc¦tion

noun

Computing
  • An instruction in machine code.
    More example sentences
    • The archLSBs contain the things that are unique to each processor architecture, such as the machine instruction set and C library symbol versions.
    • I do understand the machine instruction bit but what's the difference between that and the RGB news reporters being projected to our eyes telling us about the world?
    • Using machine instructions to round results according to the selected rounding mode has several advantages over software-implemented rounding techniques, such as faster execution and concise code.

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