assembler assembler  /ə ˈsɛmb lər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a program to convert assembly language into machine language

Usage(s):

  1. The top-down, we-know-everything assembler had to evolve into a more cooperative, power-sharing systems integrator.
  2. He spent most of the next five years working at various menial jobs: arms-factory worker, waiter, train conductor and rubber-overshoe assembler.
  3. Giugiaro's hinges make it unnecessary for an assembler to work on the cramped inside of an autothe outside hinges can be installed with ease.

News

  • PDP-11 Still Working In Nuclear Plants - For 37 More Years

    Taco Cowboy writes "Most of the younger /. readers never heard of the PDP-11, while we geezers have to retrieve bits and pieces of our affairs with PDP-11 from the vast warehouse inside our memory lanes." From the article: "HP might have nuked OpenVMS, but its parent, PDP-11, is still spry and powering GE nuclear power-plant robots and will do for another 37 years. That's right: PDP-11 assembler ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Slashdot

Quotes

  1. "This is the first time that a private equity group has made a venture into a major assembler," Hargrove said in a media conference.
    on May 14, 2007 By: Buzz Hargrove Source: Brandon Sun

  2. "US imports of textiles ...... assembled computers, toys and similar products would in part shift from China as the final assembler to other emerging-market economies in Asia and perhaps in Latin America, as well," Greenspan said. "Few, if...
    on Jun 23, 2005 By: Alan Greenspan Source: FOXNews

  3. "Rails Metal is basically an assembler for Rails, where you throw away all the premade functions and so on that you normally have and use [it] to be extremely fast on a tiny part of your application," Hansson says.
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: David Heinemeier Hansson Source: InfoWorld

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