very large in scale, scope, or capability.
of or relating to macroeconomics.
Other definitions for macro- (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “large,” “long,” “great,” “excessive,” used in the formation of compound words, contrasting with micro-: macrocosm; macrofossil; macrograph; macroscopic.
- Also especially before a vowel, macr-.
- macro- , micro-
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How to use macro in a sentence
The site says the back will have four cameras, a 48MP main camera, 16MP wide-angle, 5MP macro, and a 2MP depth lens.OnePlus 8T reportedly launches in October with 120Hz OLED, Snapdragon 865+ | Ron Amadeo | September 4, 2020 | Ars Technica
From a critical assessment of consumer macro-trends against search data, to the way business trends have accelerated in the current context, we’re starting to paint a picture of the new agency landscape.How would an SEO agency be built today? Part 1: Consumers and trends | Sponsored Content: SEOmonitor | September 4, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Rotational energy and momentum must be conserved, but it wasn’t clear how the macro whirling of a vortex is transferred to smaller and smaller scales, ultimately dissipating at the molecular level.An Unexpected Twist Lights Up the Secrets of Turbulence | David H. Freedman | September 3, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
You can assign multi-key combos and other complex commands to one of its six dedicated macro keys.
Although Dawn Fitzpatrick has gradually pulled money from the strategy since taking over as chief investment officer in 2017, this year she allocated some money to an outside global macro fund for the first time.
On another, more macro level, did you find Europe to be such a cesspool of intrigue?How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall | William O’Connor | November 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Greason started out at Intel but felt the zero-gravity pull of the rocket macro-process in which he now holds 22 patents.
Yep, organic rice syrup—i.e., sugar—is still its main ingredient, no matter how macro its biotics may be.
All the macro statistics bear that out (percentage of people employed, real wages, percentage of GDP going to labor, etc.).Is Crowdsourced Labor the Future of Middle Class Employment? | Sarah Kunst | March 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We experience power every day, in a million different ways, in our own lives, from the micro to the macro.Beau Willimon on Most Shocking Twists in ‘House of Cards’ Season 2 | Andrew Romano | February 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But for all this Charicles satisfied macro, "that the flame of life was expiring, and could not outlast two days."
The sombre pines of California and the macro carpa cypress cover thousands of acres.The Long White Cloud | William Pember Reeves
With a few exceptions this work only treats of what are, for the sake of convenience, termed the macro-Lepidoptera.New Zealand Moths and Butterflies | G. V. Hudson
He was succeeded in his power by Sertorius macro, who had aided in his destruction.A Smaller History of Rome | William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
macro's correspondence with literary men and artists forms the additional MSS.
British Dictionary definitions for macro (1 of 2)
a macro lens
Also: macro instruction a single computer instruction that initiates a set of instructions to perform a specific task
British Dictionary definitions for macro- (2 of 2)
large, long, or great in size or duration: macroscopic
(in pathology) indicating abnormal enlargement or overdevelopment: macrocyte Compare micro- (def. 5)
producing larger than life images: macrophotography
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Scientific definitions for macro-
A prefix meaning large, as in macromolecule, a large molecule.
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