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subassembly

[suhb-uh-sem-blee]
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noun, plural sub·as·sem·blies.
  1. a structural assembly, as of electronic or machine parts, forming part of a larger assembly.
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Origin of subassembly

First recorded in 1925–30; sub- + assembly
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British Dictionary definitions for subassembly

subassembly

noun plural -blies
  1. a number of machine components integrated into a unit forming part of a larger assembly
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