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Dictionary Definition

assembler n : a program to convert assembly language into machine language [syn: assembly program]

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English

Etymology

to assemble + -er

Noun

  1. 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.
    “This assembler is much faster than the old one.”
  2. In the context of "Computing": (informal) Assembly language.
    “I wrote that program in assembler.”
  3. One who assembles items.
  4. A nano-device capable of assembling nano-devices, possibly including copies of itself, according to a plan.

Translations

A tool that reads source code written in assembly language and produces executable machine code

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Czech

Noun

assembler
  1. assembler (computing)

French

Etymology

From assimulare (ad- + simul)

Pronunciation

Verb

assemble

Conjugation

Extensive Definition

Assembler may refer to:
assembler in German: Assembler
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