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Noun: compiler  kum'pI-lu(r)
  1. A person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)
  2. (computing) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program
    - compiling program

Derived forms: compilers

Type of: author, computer program, computer programme [Brit], program, programme [Brit, Cdn], writer

Encyclopedia: Compiler