What does assembly mean?

Definitions for assembly
əˈsɛm blias·sem·bly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word assembly.

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"


  1. assembly(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From assemblee, from asemblee ( asemblee, French assemblée).

  2. assembly(Noun)

    A congregation of people in one place for a purpose

    school assembly, freedom of assembly

    Etymology: From assemblee, from asemblee ( asemblee, French assemblée).

  3. assembly(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From assemblee, from asemblee ( asemblee, French assemblée).

  4. assembly(Noun)

    A shortened or jargon form of the term assembly language.

    Etymology: From assemblee, from asemblee ( asemblee, French assemblée).

  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.

    Etymology: From assemblee, from asemblee ( asemblee, French assemblée).

  6. Assembly(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: 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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. assembly

    That long roll beat of the drum by which soldiers, or armed parties, are ordered to repair to their stations. It is sometimes called the fall-in.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. assembly

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

Editors Contribution

  1. assembly

    A group of schoolchildren who meet together with their teachers and other relevant school employees.

    The school assembly is a joy for many peoples.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  
  2. assembly

    A type of legislature.

    There are many assemblies which are forms of government.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  
  3. assembly

    A type of unity government created and formed by representation from every political party elected to government and a proportionate number of independent politicians elected to government within a country or official form of unity government united to form a unity government and each represented in the unity government cabinet to work together for the optimum health, democracy, human rights, right to life and collective shared prosperity of all people in the country or jurisdiction and focus positively on cocreating in order of the priority of optimum health, human rights, right to life, civil rights, ethical, fair, just, moral and shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, right to education, right to parent, right to childcare, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, justness and fairness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    Various countries have assembly legislatures at present.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

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

How to pronounce assembly?

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How to say assembly in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assembly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assembly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of assembly in a Sentence

  1. Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    EricHolder has been at this for years. They have this whole sue until bluementality, so, even a state like North Carolinawhere Republicans are in charge of the Assembly and the Senate -- the two Houses there -- theyve gone to court and over the years theyve gotten involved in Supreme Court races. So now, the liberals -- Eric Holders team -- now [control] who is on the Supreme Court in North Carolina.

  2. Amnesty International:

    The proposed counter-terrorism law vastly expands the Egyptian authorities’ powers and threatens the most fundamental rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association, if approved, it is set to become yet another tool for the authorities to crush all forms of dissent.

  3. Sharon Watkins:

    Locating our assembly in Indianapolis, now that our concerns have been addressed, positions us more strongly as a moral voice in the movement for equal protection under the law for all.

  4. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani:

    In the current highly sensitive situation in the region (where) insecurity has engulfed some countries, the lively holding of the elections of the Assembly of Experts and Majlis (parliament) in a completely calm and orderly atmosphere can serve as a model of democracy for nations.

  5. Fanta Doumbia:

    Our organizations urge the Senegalese government to present the draft law on abortion in the National Assembly as soon as possible.

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    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
    • A. condemn
    • B. carry
    • C. embark
    • D. interrogate

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