assembler

noun

as·​sem·​bler ə-ˈsem-b(ə-)lər How to pronounce assembler (audio)
1
: one that assembles
2
a
: a computer program that automatically converts instructions written in assembly language into machine language

Examples of assembler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some assemblers got the hang of it quickly and filled four or even five kits at a time. Todd Harmonson, Orange County Register, 16 May 2024 Stoughton Trailers would hire hundreds of assemblers, welders and supervisors in Rock and Dane counties where the company, with nine centers including the one in Evansville, is a major employer and the nation's fourth largest semitrailer manufacturer. Journal Sentinel, 24 Apr. 2024 Pegatron is the second biggest iPhone assembler after Foxconn. Yang Jie, WSJ, 10 Nov. 2022 So do millions of other working-class people in Mexico — hotel staff, auto assemblers, waiters. Mary Beth Sheridan, Washington Post, 31 Dec. 2023 Actually, one of the beauties of a relish tray is that the assembler didn't have to be a cook so much as be a savvy shopper and displayer. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 20 Oct. 2023 To be effective, the strategy should leverage existing microelectronics clusters in the northern border states and central Mexican plateau as well as promote closer coordination with device assemblers, the auto industry, and other chip-intensive end users. Chris Miller and David Talbot, Foreign Affairs, 28 Aug. 2023 Latrice, an assembler, was the last to join the team. Kimberly Ruiz, ABC News, 7 Sep. 2023 There will likely be fewer assemblers and machine operators, and more industrial engineers and software developers. Michael Chui, Fortune, 9 Aug. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

assemble + -er entry 2

First Known Use

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of assembler was in 1615

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“Assembler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assembler. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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assembler

noun
as·​sem·​bler ə-ˈsem-b(ə-)lər How to pronounce assembler (audio)
1
: one that assembles
2
: a computer program that turns instructions written in assembly language into machine language

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