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v. as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling, as·sem·bles
1. To bring or call together into a group or whole: The bailiff assembled the jury. See Synonyms at call.
2. To fit together the parts or pieces of: assemble a machine; assemble data.
To gather together; congregate: Protesters assembled on the common. See Synonyms at gather.

[Middle English assemblen, from Old French assembler, from Vulgar Latin *assimulāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin simul, together; see sem- in Indo-European roots.]


n. pl. as·sem·blés (-blā′)
A jump in ballet in which the feet meet together in midair and then land together on the floor.

[French, from past participle of assembler, to assemble, fit together, from assembler, to assemble, fit together, from Old French; see assemble.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.assembling - the act of gathering something togetherassembling - the act of gathering something together
grouping - the activity of putting things together in groups
agglomeration - the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating
collation - assembling in proper numerical or logical sequence
compiling, compilation - the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list); "the job of compiling the inventory took several hours"
gather, gathering - the act of gathering something
bottle collection - the activity of collecting bottles; "bottle collection is a hobby of hers"
conchology, shell collecting - the collection and study of mollusc shells
coin collecting, numismatics, numismatology, coin collection - the collection and study of money (and coins in particular)
pickup - the act or process of picking up or collecting from various places; "garbage pickup is on Mondays and Thursdays"
philately, stamp collecting, stamp collection - the collection and study of postage stamps
tax collection - the collection of taxes
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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I purpose assembling this upon the strip of beach described in Bowen's manuscript--the beach where he found the dead body of the apelike man--provided there is sufficient space above high water; otherwise we shall have to assemble it on deck and lower it over the side.
Murchison had succeeded in assembling together fifteen hundred artisans.
During the 12 month of financial year closed on June 30, 2019, local tractors assembling came down form 71,896 to 49,902 tractors, witnessing decline of 30.59% as compared the same period of last year, according he provisional quantum induces of Large Scale Manufacturing Industries (LSMI) released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
'By assembling more of our brands locally we are supporting the Government Big four agenda in the manufacturing sector,' Alexander added.
Gershenfeld says this machine is a first step toward to the project's ultimate goal of "making an assembler that can assemble itself out of the parts that it's assembling."
Autocar India has reported, citing Charles Frump, managing director at Volvo Car India, that the company is currently assessing the possibility of assembling the new S60 at its plant, in Bengaluru, right from launch.
ISLAMABAD -- Tractor assembling in the country during first 8 months of current financial year registered negative trend as local production of tractors reduced by 30.45 percent as compared the corresponding period of lat year.
The crown prince, who is also deputy prime minister and minister of defense, was briefed on the stages of assembling and manufacturing the main parts of the aircraft.
Summary: California [United States], December 28 (ANI): Starting 2019, Apple may begin assembling premium iPhone models in India.
Foxconn (HNHPF) will start assembling top-end Apple (AAPL) iPhones through its local India unit as early as 2019, marking the first time the manufacturer will have built the product in the country, Reuters reports, citing a source familiar with the matter.
In March, KIA Motors and Egyptian International Trading & Agencies signed a contract to assemble KIA Cars in Egypt with an investment of LE 4.24 million during the upcoming five years, which was followed by the announcement of various car makers as Renault, Fiat and Volkswagen to study assembling their cars in Egypt.

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