macrolanguage

macrolanguage

[′mak·rō‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A computer language that manipulates stored strings in which particular sites of the string are marked so that other strings can be inserted in these sites when the stored string is brought forth.
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The ISLPR is a proficiency scale involving the macrolanguage skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
For this purpose, the Prolog company, Quintus, for example, has developed its own macrolanguage with a C-like syntax that compiles into Prolog.