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compilation

Noun

1 something that is compiled (as into a single book or file) [syn: digest]
2 the act of compiling (as into a single book or file or list); "the job of compiling the inventory took several hours" [syn: compiling]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources.
  2. That which is compiled; especially, a book or document composed of materials gathering from other books or documents.
  3. In the context of "uncountable|computing": Translation of source code into object code by a compiler.

Translations

act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources
  • Finnish: kokoaminen
that which is compiled
  • Finnish: kooste
translation of source code into object code by a compiler
  • Czech: překlad
  • Finnish: kääntäminen

Extensive Definition

Compilation may refer to:
  • In computer programming, the translation of source code into object code by a compiler.
  • Compilation, in accountancy, the presentation of information in the form of financial statements that are the representation of management, without expressing any opinion or assurance regarding them.
  • Product bundling, a marketing strategy used to sell multiple products.
    • Compilation album, a record album or Compact Disc consisting of thematically related musical tracks
  • Anthology, a collection of short works, most often poetry or short stories
compilation in German: Kompilation
compilation in French: Compilation
compilation in Dutch: Compilatie

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