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Meaning of ASSEMBLY

Pronunciation:  u'semblee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
  2. [n]  the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly"
  3. [n]  a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit
  4. [n]  a public facility to meet for open discussion
  5. [n]  a group of persons gathered together for a common purpose

ASSEMBLY is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: assemblage, fabrication, forum, gathering, meeting place
 Antonyms: disassembly, dismantlement, dismantling
 See Also: assemblage, Bench, building, calling together, chamber, chapter, coming together, concentration, congregating, congregation, construction, convening, convention, convocation, court, coven, facility, gathering, general assembly, group action, installation, judicature, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislature, machine, meeting, mobilisation, mobilization, sabbat, States General, sub-assembly, tribunal, weldment, witches' Sabbath



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\As*sem"bly\, n.; pl. {Assemblies}. [F. assembl['e]e,
fr. assembler. See {Assemble}.]
1. A company of persons collected together in one place, and
   usually for some common purpose, esp. for deliberation and
   legislation, for worship, or for social entertainment.

2. A collection of inanimate objects. [Obs.] --Howell.

3. (Mil.) A beat of the drum or sound of the bugle as a
   signal to troops to assemble.

Note: In some of the United States, the legislature, or the
      popular branch of it, is called the Assembly, or the
      General Assembly. In the Presbyterian Church, the
      General Assembly is the highest ecclesiastical
      tribunal, composed of ministers and ruling elders
      delegated from each presbytery; as, the General
      Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United
      States, or of Scotland.

{Assembly room}, a room in which persons assemble, especially
   for dancing.

{Unlawful assembly} (Law), a meeting of three or more persons
   on a common plan, in such a way as to cause a reasonable
   apprehension that they will disturb the peace

{Westminster Assembly}, a convocation, consisting chiefly of
   divines, which, by act of Parliament, assembled July 1,
   1643, and remained in session some years. It framed the
   ``Confession of Faith,'' the ``Larger Catechism,'' and the
   ``Shorter Catechism,'' which are still received as
   authority by Presbyterians, and are substantially accepted
   by Congregationalists.

Syn: See {Assemblage}.

Computing Dictionary

An early system on the ibm 702.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):1959-05-16].

 Definition: Putting sequenced fragments of DNA into their correct chromosomal positions.
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