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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.
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.