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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A programming language that is a close approximation of the binary machine code. Also called assembly code.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A programming language in which the source code of programs is composed of mnemonic instructions, each of which corresponds directly to a machine instruction for a particular processor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an artificial computer language with mnemonic codes representing the basic machine-language instructions of a computer, which can be interpreted by an assembler to produce a computer program in machine language. Also informally referred to as assembler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a low-level programing language; close approximation to machine language


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