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Noun: assembly  u'sem-b(u-)lee
  1. A group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
  2. The act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
    - fabrication
  3. A public facility to meet for open discussion
    - forum, meeting place
  4. A group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
  5. A unit consisting of components that have been fitted together
  6. The social act of assembling
    "they demanded the right of assembly";
    - assemblage, gathering
  7. A low-level programing language; close approximation to machine language
    - assembly language

Derived forms: assemblies

Type of: assemblage, building, construction, facility, gathering, group action, installation, machine, programing language [US], programming language, unit, whole

Antonym: dismantling

Encyclopedia: Assembly