- In government, an assembly is defined as a specific group of legislators.
An example of an assembly is the Maryland State Assembly, which is a state level organization of legislators similar to the US Congress.
- The definition of an assembly is a grouping of people together typically for a specific reason.
An example of an assembly is a musical performance by the orchestra at an elementary school.
- an assembling or being assembled
- a group of persons gathered together, as for worship, instruction, or entertainment
- a legislative body
- [A-] in some states of the U.S., the lower house of the legislature
- a fitting together of parts to make a whole, as in manufacturing automobiles
- the parts to be thus fitted together
- a call, as by bugle or drum, for soldiers to assemble in ranks
- the process of translating a computer program, written in assembly language, into machine language
Origin of assemblyMiddle English assemble from Old French assemblee from assembler: see assemble
- a. The act of assembling.b. The state of being assembled.
- A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
- Assembly The lower house of the legislature in certain US states.
- a. The putting together of manufactured parts to make a completed product, such as a machine or electronic circuit.b. A set of parts so assembled.
- A signal by bugle or drum for troops to come together in formation.
- Computers The automatic translation of symbolic code into machine code.
- Computers An assembly language.
- A set of pieces that work together in unison as a mechanism or device.
- In order to change the bearing, you must first remove the gearbox assembly.
- The act of putting together such set of pieces.
- instructions for assembly
- assembly line
- A congregation of people in one place for a purpose.
- school assembly
- freedom of assembly
- A legislative body.
- the General Assembly of the United Nations
- (military) A beat of the drum or sound of the bugle as a signal to troops to assemble.
- (computing) Short for assembly language
- (computing) In Microsoft .NET, a building block of an application, similar to a DLL, but containing both executable code and information normally found in a DLL's type library. The type library information in an assembly, called a manifest, describes public functions, data, classes, and version information.
From Middle English assemblee, from Anglo-Norman asemblee (Old French asemblee, French assemblée).
- (US) The lower legislative body of each of a number of states of the United States, ("the Assembly").
assembly - Legal Definition
- A group of people gathering, coming together, or meeting, or already so assembled, for a common purpose.
- A legislative body, especially, in many states, the lower house of the state legislature.