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assembly language

n.
A programming language that is a close approximation of the binary machine code. Also called assembly code.

assembly language

n
(Computer Science) computing a low-level programming language that allows a programmer complete control of the machine code to be generated

assem′bly lan`guage


n.
a computer language most of whose expressions are symbolic equivalents of the machine-language instructions of a particular computer.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.assembly language - a low-level programing language; close approximation to machine language
programing language, programming language - (computer science) a language designed for programming computers
Translations
langage d’assemblagelangage d'assemblage

assembly language

n (Comput) → linguaggio assemblativo
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