What is compile?

  • (verb): Use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed.
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More definitions of "compile":

  • (verb): Put together out of existing material.
    Example: "Compile a list"
    Synonyms: compose

Famous quotes containing the word compile:

    If I were a maker of books I should compile a register, with comments, of different deaths. He who should teach people to die, would teach them to live.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)