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com·pil·er

 (kəm-pī′lər)
n.
1. One that compiles: a compiler of anthologies.
2. Computers A program that translates another program written in a high-level language into machine language so that it can be executed.

compiler

(kəmˈpaɪlə)
n
1. a person who collects or compiles something
2. (Computer Science) a computer program by which a high-level programming language, such as COBOL or FORTRAN, is converted into machine language that can be acted upon by a computer. Compare assembler

com•pil•er

(kəmˈpaɪ lər)

n.
1. a person who compiles.
2. a computer program that translates a program written in a high-level language into another language. Compare interpreter (def. 2).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compiler - a person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)
encyclopaedist, encyclopedist - a person who compiles information for encyclopedias
lexicographer, lexicologist - a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
2.compiler - (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
C compiler - a compiler for programs written in C
Fortran compiler - a compiler for programs written in FORTRAN
LISP compiler - a compiler for programs written in LISP
Pascal compiler - a compiler for programs written in Pascal
parser - a computer program that divides code up into functional components; "compilers must parse source code in order to translate it into object code"
Translations
مُؤَلِّف، جامِع
kompilátorpřekladačsestavitel
kompilatorredaktør
kääntäjä
kompajlerkompilator
fræðimaðuròÿîandiþýðandiþýðingarforritvistþýðandi
コンパイラ
kompilátor
derleyici

compiler

[kəmˈpaɪləʳ] N [of catalogue, list, dictionary] → compilador(a) m/f (also Comput); [of information] → recopilador(a) m/f

compiler

[kəmˈpaɪlər] n
(= writer) [book, report, list, dictionary] → rédacteur/trice m/f
(COMPUTING) (= program) → compilateur m

compiler

n (of dictionary)Verfasser(in) m(f); (Comput) → Compiler m; who’s the compiler of this list?wer hat diese Liste zusammengestellt?

compiler

[kəmˈpaɪləʳ] ncompilatore/trice

compile

(kəmˈpail) verb
to make (a book, table etc) from information collected from other books etc. He compiled a French dictionary.
compilation (kompiˈleiʃən) noun
comˈpiler noun
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Appropriate for intermediate to advanced computer science students, this textbook on compiler design and construction provides detailed information on understanding key elements of software compiling processes that shed light on all other aspects of software engineering and programming languages.
The compiler design handbook; optimizations and machine code generation, 2d ed.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements regarding the expected benefits and dates of availability of the Galaxy IC Compiler design solution.