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Definition of "assembly" []

  • The act of assembling. (noun)
  • The state of being assembled. (noun)
  • A group of persons gathered together for a common reason, as for a legislative, religious, educational, or social purpose. (noun)
  • The lower house of the legislature in certain U.S. states. (noun)
  • The putting together of manufactured parts to make a completed product, such as a machine or electronic circuit. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "assembly" in a sentence
  • "The Vice Dean commented that, examination a transformation upon stage, a assembly is all a time during sea perplexing to recollect constant identities."
  • "-- History Today The Life and Times of Mexico is a grand narrative driven by 3,000 years of history: the Indian world, the Spanish invasion, Independence, the 1910 Revolution, the tragic lives of workers in assembly plants along the border, and the experiences of millions of Mexicans who live in the United States."
  • "There are rare cases where software patents make sense, primarily in assembly code areas that are directly linked to hardware and architectural implementations."