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assembler

[ uh-sem-bler ]
/ əˈsɛm blər /
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noun

a person or thing that assembles.
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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British Dictionary definitions for assembler

assembler
/ (əˈsɛmblə) /

noun

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