subassembly

noun
sub·​as·​sem·​bly | \ ˌsəb-ə-ˈsem-blē How to pronounce subassembly (audio) \

Definition of subassembly

: an assembled unit designed to be incorporated with other units in a finished product

First Known Use of subassembly

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Subassembly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subassembly. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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