from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of assembling.
- n. The state of being assembled.
- n. A collection of people or things; a gathering.
- n. A collection of items from a single datable component of an archaeological site.
- n. A fitting together of parts, as those in a machine.
- n. A sculptural composition consisting of an arrangement of miscellaneous objects or found materials.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A collection of things which have been gathered together or assembled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of assembling, or the state of being assembled; association.
- n. A collection of individuals, or of individuals, or of particular things
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of assembling or the state of being assembled; association.
- n. A collection of individuals or of particular things: as, an assemblage of noted men; an assemblage of various materials.
- n. The act of fitting together, as parts of a machine; in carpentry and joinery, a union of parts or pieces by framing, dovetailing, etc. See assembling.
- n. In the logicomathematical science of multitude, otherwise called the theory of cardinal numbers, a collection, not in the sense that the objects are assembled or collected, but merely in the sense that many things are regarded in thought as constituting one thing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the social act of assembling
- n. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
- n. a group of persons together in one place
- n. several things grouped together or considered as a whole
From French assemblage. (Wiktionary)