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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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|Noun||1.||assembling - 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"
bottle collection - the activity of collecting bottles; "bottle collection is a hobby of hers"
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"
tax collection - the collection of taxes
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