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microinstruction Syllabification: mi·cro·in·struc·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōənˈstrəkSH(ə)n/

Definition of microinstruction in English:


A single instruction in microcode.
Example sentences
  • One can also use the Automate button, which executes microinstructions at the speed of 1 per second.
  • The Microprogram Control Unit then issues a microinstruction that has a leading edge on the IR clock.
  • The set of microinstructions that made up a full instruction set was called the microprogram, or microcode.
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