compilation

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Etymology[edit]

Middle French, from Latin compilatio (a raking together, a plundering, a collection of documents)

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compilation (countable and uncountable, plural compilations)

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

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  • (the act or process of compiling): compilement
  • (something compiled):
  • (source code translation into object code):

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