Meaning of “assembler” in the English Dictionary

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"assembler" in British English

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assemblernoun [ C ]

uk /əˈsem.blər/ us /əˈsem.blɚ/ specialized

a program that changes computer instructions into machine code (= a set of numbers that gives instructions to a computer)

assembly language (= the language used to write a computer program before it is turned into machine code)

(Definition of “assembler” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"assembler" in Business English

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assemblernoun [ C ]

uk /əˈsemblər/ us

PRODUCTION a worker or company that puts together the parts of an object being manufactured:

a car/computer assembler
There is an increasing tendency for foreign-owned assemblers to supply the market through imports.

IT a computer program that changes assembly language (= basic computer instructions) into a language that the computer can understand and use to operate

(Definition of “assembler” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)