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assembler

1. a type of computer program that converts a program written in assembly language into machine code
2. another name for assembly language

assembler

[ə′sem·blər]
(computer science)
A program designed to convert symbolic instruction into a form suitable for execution on a computer. Also known as assembly program; assembly routine.

assembler

(programming)
A program which converts assembly language into machine code.

assembler

Software that translates assembly language into machine language. Contrast with compiler, which is used to translate a high-level language, such as COBOL or C, into assembly language first and then into machine language.
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