Definitions for Assemblyəˈsɛm bli

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

as•sem•bly*əˈsɛm bli(n.)(pl.)-blies.

  1. an assembling or coming together of a number of persons, usu. for a particular purpose.

  2. a group of persons so gathered together, as for religious, political, or educational purposes.

  3. (usu. cap.) a legislative body, esp. the lower house of the legislature in certain states of the U.S.

    Category: Government

  4. a bugle call summoning troops to fall into ranks in the assembly area.

    Category: Military

  5. the putting together of complex machinery, as airplanes, from interchangeable parts of standard dimensions.

    Category: Machinery

  6. the act of assembling.

* Syn: See convention.

Origin of assembly:

1275–1325; < MF, lit., (that which is) assembled

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assembly(noun)

    a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit

  2. fabrication, assembly(noun)

    the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)

  3. forum, assembly, meeting place(noun)

    a public facility to meet for open discussion

  4. assembly(noun)

    a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose

  5. assembly(noun)

    a unit consisting of components that have been fitted together

  6. assembly, assemblage, gathering(noun)

    the social act of assembling

    "they demanded the right of assembly"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. assembly(noun)əˈsɛm bli

    a decision-making group

    the Thai National Assembly

  2. assemblyəˈsɛm bli

    a meeting of all students and teachers at the school

    They sang during the morning assembly.


  1. assembly(Noun)

    A set of pieces that work together in unison as a mechanism or device.

  2. assembly(Noun)

    A congregation of people in one place for a purpose

    school assembly, freedom of assembly

  3. assembly(Noun)

    A legislative body; e.g., the General Assembly of the United Nations.

  4. assembly(Noun)

    A shortened or jargon form of the term assembly language.

  5. assembly(Noun)

    In Microsoft .NET, a building block of an application, similar to a DLL, but containing both executable code and information normally found in a DLL's type library. The type library information in an assembly, called a manifest, describes public functions, data, classes, and version information.

  6. Assembly(ProperNoun)

    The lower legislative body of each of a number of states of the United States, ("the Assembly").

  7. Origin: From assemblee, from asemblee ( asemblee, French assemblée).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assembly(noun)

    a company of persons collected together in one place, and usually for some common purpose, esp. for deliberation and legislation, for worship, or for social entertainment

  2. Assembly(noun)

    a collection of inanimate objects

  3. Assembly(noun)

    a beat of the drum or sound of the bugle as a signal to troops to assemble


  1. Assembly

    The Assembly demo party is a demoscene and gaming event in Finland. The main organizers of the event are Pekka Aakko and Jussi Laakkonen. The event takes place every year between late July and early August, and lasts three to four days. The most recent Assembly was held from the 2 to 5 August 2012 at Hartwall Areena in Helsinki. In the beginning of the year 2007 Assembly Winter was announced. The new winter party is a more gaming oriented event in Tampere where the summer events continues the traditions of the original demoparty in Helsinki under the name Assembly Summer. Both parties will be held once a year.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. assembly

    The Pantheon of the mediocre.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. assembly

    In logistics, an item forming a portion of an equipment, that can be provisioned and replaced as an entity and which normally incorporates replaceable parts or groups of parts. See also component; subassembly.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assembly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1934

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assembly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2397

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assembly' in Nouns Frequency: #786

Translations for Assembly

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a collection of people (usually for a particular purpose)

a legislative assembly; The school meets for morning assembly at 8.30.

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