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The Engineering Language by Ronald Hanifan

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MACHINE LANGUAGE    A language, using sequences of 0s and 1s to convey information and instructions to a computer, and requiring no translation prior to interpretation by the computer.

MACH NUMBER    The ratio of the velocity of a body to that of sound in the surrounding medium.

MACRO    (1) The capability to allow the user to assign a single name or function key to a defined series of commands for use with subsequent command entry. Sometimes called a smart key. Examples of use are storage of addresses or signature blocks that are frequently used. (2) In relation to composites, denotes the gross properties of a composite as a structural element ...

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