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assembler

[uh-sem-bler]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that assembles.
  2. Computers.
    1. Also called assembly routine.a language processor that translates symbolic assembly language into equivalent machine language.
    2. assembly language.
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Origin of assembler

First recorded in 1625–35; assemble + -er1
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Related Words

constructorfabricatorproducermanufacturerfittererector

Examples from the Web for assembler

Historical Examples

  • He was evidently no maker of clocks as "bits o' mechanism," or an assembler of parts.

    Chats on Old Clocks

    Arthur Hayden

  • The clockmaker, and even then there is something personal yet remaining, became an assembler of component parts.

    Chats on Old Clocks

    Arthur Hayden

  • In the hymns of the Rigveda he is the assembler of the people, the king, the pattern of just dealing.

  • Nothing—whereas Penman had been reared in the factory where they were made, and had long been a foreman "assembler."

    A Tatter of Scarlet

    S. R. Crockett


British Dictionary definitions for assembler

assembler

noun
  1. a person or thing that assemblesSee compiler (def. 2)
  2. a type of computer program that converts a program written in assembly language into machine codeCompare compiler (def. 2)
  3. another name for assembly language
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