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assembly language

Syllabification: as·sem·bly lan·guage

Definition of assembly language in English:

noun

Computing
A low-level symbolic code converted by an assembler.
Example sentences
  • This function could be directly used without needing to code in assembly language.
  • So before I left for Hartford, I went to a bookstore and purchased a book on IBM assembly language and read it.
  • One side-effect of this it is rather more complicated to write a virus in Java than it is to write a virus in C or in assembly language.

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