cross compiler


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cross compiler

[′krȯs kəm‚pī·lər]
(computer science)
A compiler that allows a computer program written on one type of computer to be used on another type.
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cross compiler

A compiler that generates machine language for a different type of computer than the one the compiler is running in. See cross assembler and compiler.
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