subassembly

[ suhb-uh-sem-blee ]
/ ˌsʌb əˈsɛm bli /

noun, plural sub·as·sem·blies.

a structural assembly, as of electronic or machine parts, forming part of a larger assembly.

Nearby words

  1. subarctic,
  2. subarcuate fossa,
  3. subarea,
  4. subarid,
  5. subassemble,
  6. subastral,
  7. subastringent,
  8. subatmospheric,
  9. subatom,
  10. subatomic

Origin of subassembly

First recorded in 1925–30; sub- + assembly

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British Dictionary definitions for subassembly

subassembly

/ (ˌsʌbəˈsɛmblɪ) /

noun plural -blies

a number of machine components integrated into a unit forming part of a larger assembly
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