noting an artificial gem formed of two or more parts, as a doublet or triplet, at least one of which is a true gemstone.
to bring together or gather into one place, company, body, or whole.
to put or fit together; put together the parts of:
to assemble information for a report; to assemble a toy from a kit.
Computers. (def 4).
to come together; gather; meet:
We assembled in the auditorium.
Libman afterwards spoke to the assembled press about his pal.
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The company designed and assembled the device from the hardware on up, opening a factory in Burgundy for its production.
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In the spring of 1999, Armstrong assembled his inner circle at his French villa in Nice to map out the plan for the Tour.
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There was stone-cold silence from the dozen other assembled Democrats—a reaction that Lieberman found “very troubling.”
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He did not even lead the assembled through a moment of silence.
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An army was organized; weapons and equipment were assembled.
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Hundreds of men and women, all well clothed, were assembled on the shore to receive them.
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One evening, when a party was assembled, one of them dropped a shilling.
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The leaders, after supper, assembled at the ruins of the tower.
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Presently they were all assembled, and the Head appeared upon his rostrum.
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to come or bring together; collect or congregate
to fit or join together (the parts of something, such as a machine): to assemble the parts of a kit
to run (a computer program) that converts a set of symbolic data, usually in the form of specific single-step instructions, into machine language
(ballet) a sideways leap in which the feet come together in the air in preparation for landing
earlly 14c., transitive and intransitive, from Old French assembler “come together, join, unite; gather” (11c.), from Latin assimulare “to make like, liken, compare; copy, imitate; feign, pretend,” later “to gather together,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + simulare “to make like” (see simulation). In Middle English and in Old French it also was a euphemism for “to couple sexually.” Meaning “to put parts together” in manufacturing is from 1852. Related: Assembled; assembling. Assemble together is redundant.
a person or thing that assembles. Computers. Also called assembly routine. a language processor that translates symbolic into equivalent machine language. . Historical Examples He was evidently no maker of clocks as “bits o’ mechanism,” or an assembler of parts. Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden The clockmaker, and even then there is something personal […]
to bring together or gather into one place, company, body, or whole. to put or fit together; put together the parts of: to assemble information for a report; to assemble a toy from a kit. Computers. (def 4). to come together; gather; meet: We assembled in the auditorium. a jump in which the dancer throws […]
an assembling or coming together of a number of persons, usually for a particular purpose: The principal will speak to all the students at Friday’s assembly. a group of persons gathered together, usually for a particular purpose, whether religious, political, educational, or social. (often initial capital letter) Government. a legislative body, especially the lower house […]
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the largest American Pentecostal denomination, formed in 1914 by the merger of various Pentecostal churches and marked by faith healing and speaking in tongues. A charismatic Protestant denomination with about two million members in the United States.