machine code

a set of instructions coded so that the computer can use it directly without further translation
Syn: ↑machine language
Hypernyms: ↑code, ↑computer code

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maˈchine code [machine code] (also maˈchine language) noun countable, uncountable (computing)
a code in which instructions are written in the form of numbers so that a computer can understand and act on them

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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