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English noun: compiler

1. compiler (person) a person who compiles information (as for reference purposes)


Broader (hypernym)author, writer


Narrower (hyponym)encyclopaedist, encyclopedist, lexicographer, lexicologist

2. compiler (communication) (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program


Synonymscompiling program


Broader (hypernym)computer program, computer programme, program, programme


Narrower (hyponym)C compiler, Fortran compiler, LISP compiler, Pascal compiler


Part holonymparser


Domain categorycomputer science, computing









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