low level language


General Science


  • noun
    (written as low-level language)
    a programming language, particular to one system or computer, in which each instruction has a single equivalent machine code instruction, so that programming in it is a long and complex task.


  • (written as low-level language)
    A computer programming language that more closely resembles machine code than human language. Such languages are architecture-dependent, and an example is assembly language. Also called low-level programming language, low-order language, or low-level computer language.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a computer programming language that is similar to the machine language and difficult for non-expert users to understand