Meaning of ASSEMBLY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈsem-blē ]


( plural -blies )

Etymology: Middle English assemblee, from Anglo-French, from assembler

Date: 14th century

1. : a company of persons gathered for deliberation and legislation, worship, or entertainment

2. capitalized : a legislative body ; specifically : the lower house of a legislature

3. : a meeting of a student body and usually faculty for administrative, educational, or recreational purposes


a. : assemblage 1

b. : assemblage 2

5. : a signal for troops to assemble or fall in


a. : the fitting together of manufactured parts into a complete machine, structure, or unit of a machine

b. : a collection of parts so assembled

7. : the translation of assembly language to machine language by an assembler

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.