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macro

(mak′rō)
A set of instructions that invokes the computer to run a command or an action, e.g., pressing “Ctrl” + “i” to add italics to selected text.

macro,

pref a prefix meaning excessively large or big.
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As soft macros, they can be integrated into a system-on-chip (SoC), or an FPGA-based module, like HyFlex.
The HySem, HyCount or other soft macros can be loaded into the on-board flash memory to define HyFlex functionality.
Blast Rail also enables accurate macromodeling and abstraction of IP blocks and soft macros using Magma's unique Glassbox(TM) technology.
These blocks include hard macro functions such as programmable 16/32 bit cores -- ARM7TDMI, Oak DSP RAMs, ROMs and a range of analog functions, as well as a comprehensive library of complex synthesizable soft macros in support of the communications, consumer and computing markets.