Definition of microinstruction in English:

microinstruction

noun

Computing
  • A single instruction in microcode.

    • ‘One can also use the Automate button, which executes microinstructions at the speed of 1 per second.’
    • ‘The Microprogram Control Unit then issues a microinstruction that has a leading edge on the IR clock.’
    • ‘Some flexibility can be gained by adding one microinstruction to the interpreter to use indirect threaded code.’
    • ‘The set of microinstructions that made up a full instruction set was called the microprogram, or microcode.’
    • ‘On the average, five microinstructions are assumed.’

Pronunciation:

microinstruction

/ˌmīkrōənˈstrəkSH(ə)n/