1. [ noun ] (writing) a person who compiles (or writes for) encyclopedias
Synonyms: encyclopaedist encyclopedist
Related terms: writer compose
2. [ noun ] (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program
Synonyms: compiling_program
Related terms: program Fortran_compiler C_compiler LISP_compiler Pascal_compiler parser computer_science
Similar spelling:   compile