Definition of macromodelling in US English:


(also macromodeling)


  • 1The devising or use of conceptual or theoretical models of complex or large-scale systems and processes, especially considered at a general or overall level; (Economics) the devising or use of macroeconomic models.

  • 2Electronics. In the computer simulation of electronic circuits: the technique or process of modelling a complex device or network by representing it as a circuit composed of elementary components whose overall behaviour approximates that of the device being modelled.


1960s; earliest use found in Lebende Sprachen. From macro- + modelling, after macromodel. With specifically sense in economics compare macro.