Definition of object program in English:

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object program

noun

Computing
A program into which some other program is translated by an assembler or compiler.
Example sentences
  • A non-source executable file is also called an object program.
  • The object program is generated after optimization simply by transcribing the information encoded in the quadruples into machine instructions.
  • After many studies of FORTRAN programs in situations where the execution speed of the object program was a critical factor, we realized that the FORTRAN H Extended compiler did not always produce the expected highly optimized code.

Derivatives

object programming

noun
Example sentences
  • But why has it taken Compu-soft twenty years to wake up to the well-understood advantages of object programming?
  • In this paper we introduce contracted persistent object programming, a new approach to persistent programming, that is based on orthogonal persistence, but constrained to the object-oriented case.

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Syllabification: ob·ject pro·gram

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