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ob´ject file

n.1.(Computers) A computer program which has been translated into machine language by a compiler and assembler, but not yet linked into an executable program; sometimes called an obj file, because its file name typically has the extension "obj" .
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Finally, the model was subsequently checked for mesh overlap and holes before conversion to a COB object file format (.COB) for import into the trueSpace CAD program (Caligari, Redmond, Washington).