assembly language

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Definition of assembly language 

: a programming language that consists of instructions that are mnemonic codes for corresponding machine language instructions

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The first operating system written in a high-level language, as opposed to in assembly language, and of course, that influenced our thinking as well. Recode Staff, Recode, "Full transcript: Dave Patterson and John Hennessy on Recode Decode," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of assembly language

1959, in the meaning defined above

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