Associations to the word «Compilation»


COMPILATION, noun. (uncountable) The act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources.
COMPILATION, noun. (countable) That which is compiled; especially, a book or document composed of materials gathering from other books or documents.
COMPILATION, noun. (uncountable) (computing) Translation of source code into object code by a compiler.

Dictionary definition

COMPILATION, noun. Something that is compiled (as into a single book or file).
COMPILATION, noun. The act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list); "the job of compiling the inventory took several hours".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis