Translation of compile in Spanish:

compile

Pronunciation: /kəmˈpaɪl/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (make, compose) [dictionary/index] compilar
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    • Online booksellers, such as Amazon and major book chains including Barnes and Noble now compile their own bestseller lists.
    • All local authorities in England must compile a register of contaminated land in their area under a section of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 which has just come into force.
    • Drawing on written and oral sources, he compiled lists of words from all walks of life, many subsequently shown not to be exclusively Australian.
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    • Dozens of websites are devoted to compiling facts and figures about the number 23 and detailing those whose lives have been ruled by it.
    • Instead, Google compiles facts and delivers information as well as news clips to its panting audience.
    • A typical class project compiles enough news to fill a 36-page tabloid, which gets distributed throughout the state.
    1.2 (collect) [information/material] recopilar, reunir*, recabar 1.3 [Computing/Informática] [program] compilar
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    • Processing power, therefore, is increasingly determined by software that compiles computer programs into machine code.
    • In stark contrast with CGI programs, where Perl compiles the program once, executes it once and exits, mod perl caches a compiled version of the program and then executes that repeatedly.
    • Because mod perl compiles programs only once before executing them, the speed difference between Alzabo and raw DBI calls is probably not that great.

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