Machine Word

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Compiler Description Language - Short Description
... A typical programming language source is translated to machine instructions or canned sequences of those instructions ... provide the primitive operations in a form that can then be turned into machine instructions by means of an assembler or a compiler for a traditional ... itself has no concept of primitives, no concept of data types apart from the machine word (an abstract unit of storage - not necessarily a real machine word as such) ...

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