microcode microcode  /ˈmaɪ kroʊ ˌkoʊd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory

Usage(s):

  1. Remember the opening of Snow Crash: America is better than the rest of the world at four things - movies, music, microcode (software development), and fast pizza delivery.
  2. In a way, Nike is a software company already, marketing a kind of fashion microcode that's burned on dirt-cheap rubber, leather and canvas, which in turn is .

Quotes

  • "The biggest change that Intel can make moving forward is to ensure that every microcode update discloses exactly which errata number was fixed. And perhaps help operating systems vendors have enough information so that they can probe each chip to...
    on Jun 29, 2007 By: Theo de Raadt Source: CRN

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