Definition of linker in English:

linker

Line breaks: link¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪŋkə
 
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noun

1A thing which links other things.
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  • Some visitors are linkers and they link what they visit.
  • For multidomain proteins, addition of missing linkers between the domains is possible.
  • The value of an incoming link is a factor of the linker's own popularity.
1.1 Computing A program used with a compiler or assembler to provide links to the libraries needed for an executable program.
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  • The cross-compiled compiler / linker and sample program executables on each of the different platforms are then compared.
  • It seems that when a library is linked in, the dynamic linker starts searching all libraries for symbols, even for the libraries' internal ones.
  • If source code is a software design, then actually building software is done by compilers and linkers.

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