Meaning of “machine code” in the English Dictionary

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"machine code" in British English

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machine codenoun [ U ]

uk /məˈʃiːn ˌkəʊd/ us /məˈʃiːn ˌkoʊd/ specialized

a set of numbers that gives instructions to a computer

(Definition of “machine code” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"machine code" in Business English

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machine codenoun [ C or U ]

uk us also machine language IT

the basic language used to give instructions to a computer, consisting only of numbers:

The program has been written in machine code.
Z-80 machine code is fairly easy to write.

(Definition of “machine code” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)