Definition of cross-compiler in English:

cross-compiler

Syllabification: cross-com·pil·er

noun

Computing
  • A compiler that can convert instructions into machine code or low level code for a computer other than that on which it is run.
    More example sentences
    • To compile on Windows, you may need a cross-compiler.
    • Here, we use the cross-compiler to demonstrate a simple program.
    • This will download and compile the basic cross-compiler tool chain.

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