assembly language


noun

a computer language most of whose expressions are symbolic equivalents of the machine-language instructions of a particular computer.

Nearby words

  1. assembled,
  2. assembler,
  3. assemblies of god,
  4. assembly,
  5. assembly district,
  6. assembly line,
  7. assembly of first nations,
  8. assembly of the notables,
  9. assembly plant,
  10. assembly routine

Origin of assembly language

First recorded in 1960–65

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British Dictionary definitions for assembly language

assembly language

noun

computing a low-level programming language that allows a programmer complete control of the machine code to be generated
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