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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a program to convert assembly language into machine language;
[syn: assembler, assembly program]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Assembler \As*sem"bler\, n. One who assembles a number of individuals; also, one of a number assembled. [1913 Webster] 2. (Computers) a computer program that takes as input a set of instructions written in assembly language, and produces a corresponding executable computer program in machine language. [PJC] 3. (Computers) same as assembly language. [informal] [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

assembly language \assembly language\ n. 1. (Computers) an artificial computer language with mnemonic codes representing the basic machine-language instructions of a computer, which can be interpreted by an assembler to produce a computer program in machine language. Also informally referred to as assembler. Note: Writing a program in assembly language is very much simpler than writing the machine instructions in binary code, and the use of such a language greatly increases the efficiency of the process of writing computer programs. See also programming language, FORTRAN, BASIC. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

assembler n 1: a program to convert assembly language into machine language [syn: assembler, assembly program]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

assembler A program which converts assembly language into machine code. (1996-03-25)