Associations to the word «Compiler»

Wiktionary

COMPILER, noun. One who compiles.
COMPILER, noun. (computing) A computer program which transforms source code into object code.

Dictionary definition

COMPILER, noun. A person who compiles information (as for reference purposes).
COMPILER, noun. (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke