from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that assembles, as a worker who puts together components of an item being manufactured.
- n. Computer Science A program that produces executable machine code from symbolic assembly language.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tool that reads source code written in assembly language and produces executable machine code, possibly together with information needed by linkers, debuggers and other tools.
- n. Assembly language.
- n. One who assembles items.
- n. A nanodevice capable of assembling nanodevices, possibly including copies of itself, according to a plan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who assembles a number of individuals; also, one of a number assembled.
- n. a computer program that takes as input a set of instructions written in assembly language, and produces a corresponding executable computer program in machine language.
- n. same as assembly language.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who assembles.
- n. Specifically, a workman who assembles or fits together the different parts of a machine, as of a watch. See assembling, 2.
- n. One who takes part in an assembly; a member of an assembly.
- n. That part of a linotype type-making machine which groups and holds together, against the mold, the matrices arranged in order for one line of type.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a program to convert assembly language into machine language
From assemble + -er. (Wiktionary)