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- v. Present participle of assemble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A collecting or meeting together.
- n. The act of fitting together parts of machines and instruments, such as sewing-machines, guns, microscopes, watches, etc., especially when duplicate parts are so exactly made as to be interchangeable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of gathering something together
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This is standard operating procedure for attackers, called botmasters, who specialize in assembling and deploying huge armies of botted PCs to distribute spam, steal data, conduct denial of service attacks and hijack online financial accounts.
Of course, it is possible to make a mistake in assembling a list of innocents.
Jealousy encourages the reader to be an active participant in assembling whatever "meaning" we're to get from it; it doesn't allow us to settle passively for the "insight" afforded us by Wood's preferred strategy of "inflected" narration.
But he has also been unsuccessful so far in assembling coalition partners to form a government.
That gives him a voice in assembling an awards show hoping to rebound from last year's low-ratings (12.3 million viewers, tying the record).
Coach Bob Bradley faces unusual challenges in assembling his roster.
But it does indentify trends in assembling a championship caliber team.
The other thing I've become obsessed with is what I tend to think of as 'honesty' in assembling a book.
However, because she herself gave CRS and CRC little attention and because these teams were ignored in assembling the core of the privately contracted teams sent to Afghanistan, Congress is planning to slash these budgets by about 50% in 2011.
Often in assembling land for large projects, one or two small property owners will refuse to sell.