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machine code In computing, instructions that the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer can execute, without the need for translation. Machine-code statements are written in a binary-coded (low-level) computer language. Programmers usually write computer programs in a high-level language (such as FORTRAN or C), which a compiler program then translates into code for execution. See also binary system

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machine code

ma·chine code (also machine language) • n. a computer programming language consisting of binary or hexadecimal instructions that a computer can respond to directly.

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machine code

machine code The operation code of a particular machine, and hence, by association, code specific to a particular machine.

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