object code


noun Computers.

the machine-language output of a compiler or assembler that is ready for execution.

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Science definitions for object code

object code

[ ŏbjĭkt ]

The code produced by a compiler from the source code, usually in the form of machine language that a computer can execute directly. It may, however, be in assembly language, an intermediate code that is then translated into machine language. Compare source code.
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