Definition of assembler in English:


Syllabification: as·sem·bler
Pronunciation: /əˈsemblər


  • 1A person who assembles a machine or its parts.
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    • I met crankshaft grinders and engine assemblers who could discuss the ROI of their machine tools.
    • China offers auto assemblers and especially component producers hourly wages below $1.00 for skilled workers who are only too happy to accept those wages as the ticket to a middle class lifestyle.
    • This paper presents the results of a benchmarking study carried out to assess and compare the levels of manufacturing performance achieved by 16 British contract electronics assemblers.
  • 2 Computing A program for converting instructions written in low-level symbolic code into machine code.
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    • Well, I suppose I could use the DOS debug program as a mini assembler.
    • Loading the editor took five minutes; loading the assembler took 15 minutes.
    • It came with BASIC, but you could get a cheap assembler anywhere and start exploring exactly which bits did what.
  • 2.1 another term for assembly language.
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    • The C programming language is best described as a hardware-independent assembler language.
    • I chose instead to abandon the assembler and write my own.
    • The drawback is that for a sophisticated task, this can be like programming an operating system in assembler.

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