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Definition of assembly
noun (plural assemblies)
1a group of people gathered together in one place for a common purpose:an assembly of scholars and poets a group of people elected to make laws or decisions for a particular country or region, especially the lower legislative house in some US states:the Connecticut General Assembly 2the action of gathering together as a group for a common purpose:a decree guaranteeing freedom of assembly a regular gathering of the teachers and students of a school:catcalling occurred during the assembly (usually the assembly)
chiefly historical a signal for troops to assemble, given by drum or bugle.
3 [often as modifier] the action of fitting together the component parts of a machine or other object:a car assembly plant a unit consisting of components that have been fitted together:the tail assembly of the aircraft [usually as modifier] Computing the conversion of instructions in low-level code to machine code by an assembler.