assembler definition by Webster's New World
assembler definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One that assembles, as a worker who puts together components of an item being manufactured.
- Computer Science A program that produces executable machine code from symbolic assembly language.
assembler - Computer Definition
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.