Definition of assembly
1 : a company of persons gathered for deliberation and legislation, worship, or entertainment an assembly of religious leaders
2 capitalized : a legislative body; specifically : the lower house of a legislature
3 : a meeting of a student body and usually faculty for administrative, educational, or recreational purposes A school assembly was held in the auditorium.
5 : a signal for troops to assemble or fall in
6a : the fitting together of manufactured parts into a complete machine, structure, or unit of a machine the assembly of an automobileb : a collection of parts so assembled
Examples of assembly in a sentence
The parts are made in this factory and then shipped to another country for assembly.
the New York State Assembly
an assembly of armed men
School assemblies were usually held in the cafeteria.
Recent Examples of assembly from the web
WHY: The modular lamp pieces can crack during assembly and the lamp bases have faulty wires, posing a shock and fire hazard.
A global trailer running gear and chassis assembly company that is majority-owned by a Houston private equity firm has acquired two vehicle components manufacturers.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Maemae Elementary School students marveled at the pile of toys and other gifts Tuesday during a school assembly to collect presents that will be donated to the Laulima Giving Project for local charities.
That well surpassed the necessary two-thirds support in the 300-seat assembly.
While car-assembly jobs have returned to the U.S. since the financial crisis, those jobs pay far less than the traditionally high wages of auto workers; many of the new auto jobs were added by nondomestic auto makers operating in southern states.
And these rights include free speech, the freedom of peaceful assembly, the freedom of religion, equality for men and women under the rule of law, and the right to choose your own leaders …
That will soon be within striking reach, however, when Airbus’s new A350 and Boeing’s new 777-8 start rolling off assembly lines in a few years.
In a remote, mountainous area of China’s Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, the Bliss Dharma Assembly—the last of four annual assemblies of Tibetan Buddhists—took place at the end of October, at the Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute.
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Origin and Etymology of assembly
Middle English assemblee, from Anglo-French, from assembler —see assemble
First Known Use: 14th century
ASSEMBLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of assembly for English Language Learners
: the act of connecting together the parts of something (such as a machine) : the act of assembling something
: a group of people who make and change laws for a government or organization
: a group of people who have gathered together
ASSEMBLY Defined for Kids
Definition of assembly for Students
1 : a group of people gathered together an assembly of citizens a school assembly
2 cap : a group of people who make and change laws for a government or organization
3 : the act of gathering together The right of assembly is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
4 : the act of connecting together the parts of This toy requires no assembly.
5 : a collection of parts that make up a complete unit Remove the rear wheel assembly.
Legal Definition of assembly
1a : a company of persons collected together in one place usually for some common purpose b capitalized : a legislative body especially that makes up the lower house of a legislature — see also general assembly, legislative assembly
2 : the act of coming together : the condition of being assembled — see also unlawful assembly
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