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machine code

COMPUTER instructions written as a form of zero/one combinations which the computer can execute by activating off/on electrical pulses. All ‘higher level’ computer program languages like BASIC or COBOL have to be translated into machine code for use in a computer.
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As to their language, it is quite incomprehensible.
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we men of the sea," replied the fisherman, "speak a little of all languages.
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Sweet, with boundless contempt for my stupidity, would reply that it not only meant but obviously was the word Result, as no other Word containing that sound, and capable of making sense with the context, existed in any language spoken on earth.
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But, after all, I am not a Spanish scholar, and can neither speak nor write the language.