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assemblernoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈsemblər/ specialized
a ​program that ​changescomputerinstructions into ​machinecode (= a set of ​numbers that gives ​instructions to a ​computer) assemblylanguage (= the ​language used to write a ​computerprogram before it is ​turned into ​machinecode)
(Definition of assembler from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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assemblernoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈsemblər/
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 ​computerprogram that ​changes assemblylanguage (= basic ​computerinstructions) into a ​language that the ​computer can understand and use to ​operate
(Definition of assembler from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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