Definition of Compiler:

  1. A person who produces a list or book by assembling information or written material collected from other sources.

  2. Programming language processor that translates a program written in a high-level language (the source program) which humans can understand, into machine language program (the object program) which the computers can understand. A compiled program, in comparison to an interpreted program (see Interpreter), generally runs (executes) much faster.

  3. A program that converts instructions into a machine-code or lower-level form so that they can be read and executed by a computer.

How to use Compiler in a sentence?

  1. This passage was revised in different ways by later compilers.
  2. Conversion would require more than just running it through a different compiler.

Meaning of Compiler & Compiler Definition