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as·sem·bly

 (ə-sĕm′blē)
n. pl. as·sem·blies
1.
a. The act of assembling.
b. The state of being assembled.
2. A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose.
3. Assembly The lower house of the legislature in certain US states.
4.
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.
5. A signal by bugle or drum for troops to come together in formation.
6. Computers The automatic translation of symbolic code into machine code.
7. Computers An assembly language.

assembly

(əˈsɛmblɪ)
n, pl -blies
1. a number of people gathered together, esp for a formal meeting held at regular intervals
2. the act of assembling or the state of being assembled
3. (Mechanical Engineering) the process of putting together a number of parts to make a machine or other product
4. (Mechanical Engineering) machinery a group of mating components before or after fitting together
5. (Military) military
a. a signal for personnel to assemble, as by drum, bugle, etc
b. (as modifier): an assembly area.

Assembly

(əˈsɛmblɪ)
n, pl -blies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the lower chamber in various American state legislatures. See also House of Assembly, legislative assembly, National Assembly
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) NZ short for General Assembly

as•sem•bly

(əˈsɛm bli)

n., pl. -blies.
1. an assembling or coming together of a number of persons, usu. for a particular purpose.
2. a group of persons so gathered together, as for religious, political, or educational purposes.
3. (usu. cap.) a legislative body, esp. the lower house of the legislature in certain states of the U.S.
4. a bugle call summoning troops to fall into ranks in the assembly area.
5. the putting together of complex machinery, as airplanes, from interchangeable parts of standard dimensions.
6. the act of assembling.
[1275–1325; < Middle French, literally, (that which is) assembled]
syn: See convention.

assembly

In logistics, an item forming a portion of an equipment, that can be provisioned and replaced as an entity and which normally incorporates replaceable parts or groups of parts. See also component; subassembly.

Assembly

 a company of persons together at one place, esp. for one purpose; a legislative body; any set of things. See also assemblage, bevy, company, diet, gathering, group, throng.
Examples: assembly of huge crags and hills, 1642; of stock jobbers, 1711.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.assembly - a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unitassembly - a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
sub-assembly - a unit assembled separately but designed to fit with other units in a manufactured product
weldment - an assembly of parts welded together
2.assembly - the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)assembly - the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
disassembly, dismantlement, dismantling - the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery); "Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons"
3.assembly - a public facility to meet for open discussionassembly - a public facility to meet for open discussion
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
4.assembly - a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purposeassembly - a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, general assembly - persons who make or amend or repeal laws
Areopagus - the highest governmental assembly in ancient Athens (later a judicial court)
States General - assembly of the estates of an entire country especially the sovereign body of the Dutch republic from 16th to 18th centuries
chapter - an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church
deliberative assembly - an assembly of people for the purpose of unhurried consideration and discussion
council - (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
chamber - a deliberative or legislative or administrative or judicial assembly; "the upper chamber is the senate"
Bench - the magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
coven - an assembly of witches; usually 13 witches
sabbat, witches' Sabbath - a midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery; in the Middle Ages it was supposed to be a demonic orgy
5.assembly - a unit consisting of components that have been fitted together
whole, unit - an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity; "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"
6.assembly - the social act of assemblingassembly - the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"
group action - action taken by a group of people
mobilisation, mobilization - act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action; "mobilization of the country's economic resources"
calling together, convocation - the act of convoking
coming together, meeting - the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
congregating, congregation - the act of congregating
convening, convention - the act of convening
concentration - bringing together military forces
disassembly, dismantlement, dismantling - the act of taking something apart (as a piece of machinery); "Russia and the United States discussed the dismantling of their nuclear weapons"

assembly

noun
2. putting together, joining, setting up, manufacture, construction, building up, connecting, erection, piecing together, fabrication, fitting together workers in car assembly plants

assembly

noun
1. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together:
Informal: get-together.
2. A formal assemblage of the members of a group:
Translations
إجْتِماعاِجْتِمَاعتَجْميع، جَمْـع
shromážděnískládánísrazschůze
forsamlingmonteringsamling
kokousassembly
אסיפה
skupština
gyülekezésgyûlésösszeszerelés
fundur, samankominn mannfjöldisamsetning
集会
집회
zbor
samling
การรวมกลุ่ม
nhóm người

assembly

[əˈsemblɪ]
A. N
1. (= meeting) → reunión f, asamblea f; (= people present) → concurrencia f, asistentes mpl
the right of assemblyel derecho de reunión
2. (Pol) → asamblea f
the Assembly (US) → la Asamblea
3. (Brit) (Scol) → reunión f general de todos los alumnos
4. (Tech) → montaje m, ensamblaje m
B. CPD assembly language N (Comput) → lenguaje m ensamblador
assembly line Ncadena f de montaje
assembly line production Nproducción f en cadena
assembly line worker Ntrabajador(a) m/f en línea or cadena de montaje
assembly plant Nplanta f de montaje, maquiladora f (Mex)
assembly room(s) N(PL)salón m de celebraciones
assembly shop Ntaller m de montaje

Assembly

[əˈsembli] n (= Parliament) the Welsh Assembly → l'Assemblée f galloise
the Northern Ireland Assembly → l'Assemblée f d'Irlande du Nord

assembly

[əˈsɛmbli] n
(= meeting) → assemblée f
(in school) réunion hebdomadaire des élèves de l'établissement
(= construction) → assemblage massembly line nchaîne f de montage

assembly

n
(= gathering of people, Parl) → Versammlung f
(Sch) → Morgenandacht f, tägliche Versammlung
(= putting together)Zusammensetzen nt, → Zusammenbau m; (esp of machine, cars)Montage f; (of facts)Zusammentragen nt
(= thing assembled)Konstruktion f

assembly

:
assembly hall
n (Sch) → Aula f
assembly language
n (Comput) → Assemblersprache f
assembly line
nMontageband nt
assemblyman
n (US) → Abgeordnete(r) m
Assembly Member
assembly plant
nMontagewerk nt
assembly point
nSammelplatz m
assembly shop
nMontagehalle f
assemblywoman
n (US) → Abgeordnete f
assembly worker
nMontagearbeiter(in) m(f)

assembly

[əˈsɛmblɪ] n (meeting) → assemblea; (of machine, furniture) → assemblaggio, montaggio (Comput) → assemblaggio
right of assembly → libertà di riunione

assemble

(əˈsembl) verb
1. (of people) to come together. The crowd assembled in the hall.
2. to call or bring together. He assembled his family and told them of his plan.
3. to put together (a machine etc). He assembled the model aeroplane.
asˈsembly noun
1. a collection of people (usually for a particular purpose). a legislative assembly; The school meets for morning assembly at 8.30.
2. the act of assembling or putting together.

assembly

اِجْتِمَاع shromáždění forsamling Versammlung συγκέντρωση asamblea kokous assemblée skupština assemblea 集会 집회 samenkomst forsamling zgromadzenie assembleia собрание samling การรวมกลุ่ม topluluk nhóm người 集合
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But this objection is of no weight, for it is only a dispute about words; as there is no general term which can be applied both to the office of a juryman and a member of the assembly.
In other forms of government he may enjoy them; but not necessarily: for in some states the people have no power; nor have they any general assembly, but a few select men.
He moved about in so utterly ridiculous a manner that the Beasts, in a fit of indignation, set upon him with clubs and drove him out of the assembly.
On this even those who as yet had stayed always at the ships, the pilots and helmsmen, and even the stewards who were about the ships and served out rations, all came to the place of assembly because Achilles had shown himself after having held aloof so long from fighting.
He was quite young, wonderfully handsome, extremely agreeable, and, to crown the whole, he meant to be at the next assembly with a large party.
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The whole assembly wore an aspect of the most profound gravity; and in the faces of the knights might be perceived traces of military daring, united with the solemn carriage becoming men of a religious profession, and which, in the presence of their Grand Master, failed not to sit upon every brow.
To these were joined several holy persons, as part of that assembly, under the title of bishops, whose peculiar business is to take care of religion, and of those who instruct the people therein.
He at once sent the criers round to call the people in assembly, so they called them and the people gathered thereon; then, when they were got together, he went to the place of assembly spear in hand--not alone, for his two hounds went with him.
But he had been unable to send to Albert the following particulars, as the events had transpired after the messenger's departure; namely, that the same day a great agitation was manifest in the House of Peers among the usually calm members of that dignified assembly.
But in a representative republic, where the executive magistracy is carefully limited; both in the extent and the duration of its power; and where the legislative power is exercised by an assembly, which is inspired, by a supposed influence over the people, with an intrepid confidence in its own strength; which is sufficiently numerous to feel all the passions which actuate a multitude, yet not so numerous as to be incapable of pursuing the objects of its passions, by means which reason prescribes; it is against the enterprising ambition of this department that the people ought to indulge all their jealousy and exhaust all their precautions.
The whole assembly, seeing Mazarin smile, began to laugh.

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