assembler

noun
as·​sem·​bler | \-b(ə-)lər \

Definition of assembler 

1 : one that assembles

2a : a computer program that automatically converts instructions written in assembly language into machine language

b : assembly language

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The capacity of the assembler Quanta is full already; therefore, the supply cannot improve significantly until second supplier Compal’s mass production for Apple Watch Series 4 starting from November. Dani Deahl, The Verge, "The iPhone XS Max is outselling the iPhone XS, according to analyst report," 24 Sep. 2018 Apple’s largest iPhone assembler, Foxconn Technology Group, isn’t participating in the fund. Tripp Mickle, WSJ, "Apple Sets $300 Million Clean Energy Fund for China Amid Trade Tensions," 12 July 2018 Prior to his retirement, he was employed for over 35 years by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, East Hartford as an experimental assembler. courant.com, "John J. Leckfor," 5 July 2018 Robert retired as an assembler from General Electric in 1998.He enjoyed playing cards and going to the beaches in Florida. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Robert L. Moffette," 12 July 2018 Eventually, of course, US workers could make those parts for auto assemblers in the US. Molly Jackson, The Christian Science Monitor, "In a US-China trade war, big losers include ... BMW? Taiwan?," 12 July 2018 The smart factory unit of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Apple Inc.’s most important assembler, plans to raise 27.1 billion yuan ($4.3 billion) in the Shanghai listing. Andreea Papuc, Bloomberg.com, "Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day," 27 May 2018 Much of the reporting has centered around Apple's iPhone, as Foxconn is one of the primary assemblers of the popular smart phones. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, "Amazon's Echo Dot, Kindles made in Foxconn factory rife with labor abuses, rights group says," 11 June 2018 The gig economy isn’t just for Uber drivers and TaskRabbit furniture assemblers. Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle, "Finding blue-collar gig jobs at the tap of an app with Wonolo," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of assembler

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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