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machine language

A set of instructions written in symbols and graphic representations in a logical language understood by computers; it is flexible but error-prone, requiring advanced skill to write computer progams in it.
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The dedicated lock for each object allows the lock/unlock operations on the thin locks to be performed using only a few machine instructions. This approach also eliminates the need to synchronize the monitor cache.
As part of the expanded DNC capabilities, Anchor/Darling also expects to upgrade their CAD/CAM system to receive downloaded data from computers in the engineering department that will allow the creation of tool paths and machine instructions.
On machine instructions - user friendly pictorial guides and color coded labeling for convenient operation and size changes
"Pattern setup is done with a CAD process rather than machine instructions, so the operator is basically drawing a picture of the cutting pattern rather than entering complicated program steps.
The process of converting CAD drawings to machine instructions is an essential step in utilizing CAD or CNC technology.
Common Lisp has often been criticized for this generality because addition performed in this way is slow, compared to the type-specific machine instructions that implement addition.
Type-declared arithmetic can be compiled into direct machine instructions whose performance is equivalent to that achieved within other languages.
This program clock is incremented by the program using the execution times of the machine instructions being executed by the program itself; thus, the expression self-timing.