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Noun: compiling  kum'pI-ling
  1. The act of compiling (as into a single book, file or list)
    "the job of compiling the inventory took several hours";
    - compilation
Verb: compile  kum'pI(-u)l
  1. Get or gather together (a large number of something)
    "She compiled a small fortune";
    - roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, hoard
  2. Put together out of existing material
    "compile a list";
    - compose
  3. Use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed

Type of: aggregation, assembling, collecting, collection, hive away, lay in, make, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away, store

Encyclopedia: Compiling