An assembled unit forming a component to be incorporated into a larger assembly.(noun)
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Use "subassembly" in a sentence
"This message appears when you attempt to change an attribute (visibility, enabled state, etc) of a component that is in a lower subassembly, which is governed by its own Design View"
"It costs a lot to tool up for all kind of subassembly and expertise these days."
"(LCD) business, which requires value-added services such as subassembly build and LCD modification to change brightness and viewing angles."