low-level language

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low-level language
 
n
Compare high-level language a computer programming language that is closer to machine language than to human language

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low-level language definition

language
Any programming language which either is assembly language, or which is meant to be closely related to, and easily translated into, machine language. Low-level languages lack the amenities of high-level languages but it may be possible to write more efficient code in them.
(2000-08-10)

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