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  1. as·sem·bly
    IPA[əˈsemblē]
  2. noun

    • 1. a group of people gathered together in one place for a common purpose:

      an assembly of scholars and poets
    • 2. a group of people elected to make laws or decisions for a particular country or region, especially the lower legislative house in some US states:

      the Connecticut General Assembly
    • 3. the action of gathering together as a group for a common purpose:

      a decree guaranteeing freedom of assembly
    • 4. a regular gathering of the teachers and students of a school:

      catcalling occurred during the assembly
    • 5. a signal for troops to assemble, given by drum or bugle.

    • 6. the action of fitting together the component parts of a machine or other object:

      a car assembly plant
      Synonym : construction, building, fabrication, manufacture, erection, setting up, putting together, fitting together, piecing together, connection, joining
    • 7. a unit consisting of components that have been fitted together:

      the tail assembly of the aircraft
    • 8. the conversion of instructions in low-level code to machine code by an assembler.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: assembly, plural noun: assemblies

    • noun

      a group of people gathered together in one place for a common purpose:

      a group of people elected to make laws or decisions for a particular country or region:

    • noun

      an elected legislature in various countries.

      the elected legislature in France during the first part of the French Revolution, 1789–91.

    • noun

      the spontaneous formation of a ribosome, virus, or other body in a medium containing the appropriate components.

      the construction of an object, especially a piece of furniture, from materials sold in kit form:

    • noun

      a location designated as the place for a group to meet or for people to gather in an emergency:
    • noun

      a series of workers and machines in a factory by which a succession of identical items is progressively assembled:
    • noun

      a low-level symbolic code converted by an assembler.
    • noun

      an elected legislature in various countries.

      the elected legislature in France during the first part of the Revolution, 1789–91.

    • noun

      the construction of an object, especially a piece of furniture, from materials sold in kit form:

      the spontaneous formation of a ribosome, virus, or other body in a medium containing the appropriate components.

    • noun

      a unit assembled separately but designed to be incorporated with other units into a larger manufactured product.
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