object code

noun

Definition of object code

: a computer program after translation from source code usually into machine language by a compiler

First Known Use of object code

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Object code.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/object%20code. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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