noun, plural mac·ros.
- macready, william charles,
- macro lens,
- macroaggregated albumin,
Origin of macro
Origin of macro-
Examples from the Web for macro
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|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|DAILY BEAST
This reflects the balance between the macro mission of outreach and its implementation at a micro level.
MACRO SHOT – The tendrils INTERWINE with gentle undulations.
The sombre pines of California and the macro carpa cypress cover thousands of acres.The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves
Macro, grocer and alderman, and five times Mayor of Bury-St.
Macro died 2nd Feb. 1767, and was buried at Norton, near Bury.
Macro's correspondence with literary men and artists forms the additional MSS.
noun plural macros
before a vowel macr-
Word Origin for macro-
1959 in computing sense, shortened from macro-instruction.
word-forming element meaning "long, abnormally large, on a large scale," taken into English via Middle French and Medieval Latin from Greek makros "long, large," from PIE root *mak- "long, thin" (cf. Latin macer "lean, thin;" Old Norse magr, Old English mæger "lean, thin;" Greek mekos "length").