Definition of microprogram in English:


Line breaks: micro|pro¦gram
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)ˌprəʊgram


  • A microinstruction program that controls the functions of a central processing unit or peripheral controller of a computer.
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    • Guidance for reasonable values will be given in the comments of the microprogram that you plan to use.
    • The collection of control words that implement an macroinstruction is called a microprogram, and the microprograms are stored in a memory element called the control store.
    • The second phase consists of transcribing these specifications into machine code microprograms and proving the ‘equivalence’ between the formal specifications and the machine microcodes.

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