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

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope