[ uh-sem-bler ]
See synonyms for assembler on
  1. a person or thing that assembles.

  2. Computers.

Origin of assembler

First recorded in 1625–35; assemble + -er1

Words Nearby assembler Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use assembler in a sentence

  • Additionally, assemblers that incorporate Huawei or third-party chips into their devices for the benefit of Huawei will also need to apply for a license, according to the Commerce official.

  • 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
  • She first put on The corselet of the cloud-assembler God,870 Then arm'd her for the field of wo complete.

  • She first put on The corslet of the cloud-assembler God, Then arm'd her for the field of wo, complete.

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

    Chats on Old Clocks | Arthur Hayden

British Dictionary definitions for assembler


/ (əˈsɛmblə) /

  1. a person or thing that assembles: See compiler (def. 2)

  2. a type of computer program that converts a program written in assembly language into machine code: Compare compiler (def. 2)

  1. another name for assembly language

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