the time required for a computer to translate symbolic computer language into machine-language instructions.
However, it was at Geneva, and it was very dull except at assembly time, or when the Council were in session.
Mystery at Geneva Rose Macaulay
(sometimes initial capital letter) a who is a member of a legislative assembly, especially a member of the lower house of the legislature in certain states of the U.S.
noun a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Drenthe province. Pop: 62 000 (2003 est) Historical Examples The travellers passed through the Fantee and assen territories. Robert Kerr’s General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18 William Stevenson “That would be reason enough for stopping at assen,” said Brederode. The Chauffeur and […]
. Historical Examples In this manner the good theefe pleaded and defended our cause, being a good Patron to the silly virgin, and to me poore asse. The Golden Asse Lucius Apuleius He asked euery body that he met, if they sawe an asse straye alone. Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown For he thoughte the saddell had […]
assbite noun A strong rebuke; reprimand: I took the assbite without looking at him