Jacobus, né Jacopo, was a 13th-century Genoan archbishop and compiler of what we might call Lies of the Saints.
Today, Cunard is best known as the compiler and publisher of Negro: An Anthology (1934).
It is not known whence this Italian compiler could have got them, and there is no confirmation of them elsewhere to be found.
Here the compiler leaves his task: the inferences may be drawn by experts.
This is, I suspect, due to the compiler's desire to condense, as 1533 agrees in the main with S.
It is creditable to the compiler and encouraging for the subjects of its reference.
I do not agree with Legge that the compiler of this chapter could not have been a disciple of the sage.
Ansgarius, St., supposed to have been the compiler of the Biblia Pauperum, 94.
The labors of a Wolf are not necessary to show that the Kalevala is composed of various runes or lays, arranged by a compiler.
Aristodemus is mentioned as the compiler of the epigrams of Thebes.
early 14c., from Anglo-French compilour, Old French compileur "author, chronicler," from Latin compilatorem, agent noun from compilare (see compile). Another form of the word current in early Modern English was compilator, directly from the Latin.
A computer program associated with certain programming languages that converts the instructions written in those languages into machine code that can later be executed directly by a computer. See more at programming language.
A program that converts another program from some source language (or programming language) to machine language (object code). Some compilers output assembly language which is then converted to machine language by a separate assembler.
A compiler is distinguished from an assembler by the fact that each input statement does not, in general, correspond to a single machine instruction or fixed sequence of instructions. A compiler may support such features as automatic allocation of variables, arbitrary arithmetic expressions, control structures such as FOR and WHILE loops, variable scope, input/ouput operations, higher-order functions and portability of source code.
AUTOCODER, written in 1952, was possibly the first primitive compiler. Laning and Zierler's compiler, written in 1953-1954, was possibly the first true working algebraic compiler.
See also byte-code compiler, native compiler, optimising compiler.