Crossword clues for compile
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Compile \Com*pile"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Compiling.] [F. compiler, fr.L. compilare to plunder, pillage; com- + pilare to plunder. See Pill, v. t., Pillage.]
To put together; to construct; to build. [Obs.]
Before that Merlin died, he did intend A brazen wall in compass to compile.
To contain or comprise. [Obs.]
Which these six books compile.
To put together in a new form out of materials already existing; esp., to put together or compose out of materials from other books or documents.
He [Goldsmith] compiled for the use of schools a History of Rome.
To write; to compose. [Obs.]
--Sir W. Temple.
(Computers) to process (computer program source code) with a compiler to produce an assembly-language program or an executable program in machine language.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., from Old French compiler "compile, collect" (13c.), from Latin compilare "to plunder, rob," probably originally "bundle together, heap up;" hence "to pack up and carry off," from com- "together" (see com-) + pilare "to compress, ram down." Related: Compiled; compiling.
n. (context computing English) An act of compiling code. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To put together; to assemble; to make by gathering things from various sources. 2 (context obsolete English) To construct, build. 3 (context transitive computing English) To use a compiler to process source code and produce executable code. 4 (context intransitive computing English) To be successfully processed by a compiler into executable code. 5 (context obsolete transitive English) To contain or comprise. 6 (context obsolete English) To write; to compose.
v. get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune" [syn: roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, hoard]
put together out of existing material; "compile a list" [syn: compose]
use a computer program to translate source code written in a particular programming language into computer-readable machine code that can be executed
was a Japanese video game developer, most notable for having developed the Puyo Puyo series, based on their Madou Monogatari franchise, until its bankruptcy in 2002. Since then, key staff, including former director Masamitsu "Moo" Niitani, have moved to Compile Heart, the company's spiritual successor, whereas shoot-'em-up staff moved to MileStone Inc.
Usage examples of "compile".
He longed particularly, he said, for a work in Latin available only in Europe, titled Acta Sanctorum, in forty-seven volumes, on the lives of the saints compiled in the sixteenth century.
New Atlantan camp and compiled a little system for examining and manipulating nanotechnological devices.
He had apparently vandalized several other homes within Bonita Vista, vacation homes whose owners had not yet been by to discover the damage, and the sheriff was in the process of compiling a list of acts and addresses.
These records, which were principally compiled from documents which had been published before, contained the first continuous account of the Burman mission ever given to the public.
On a sheet of paper, The Shadow compiled the following list, arranged in four columns with accompanying notations: LIST OF LIST OF PERSONS OTHERS CRIMES RHYMES INVOLVED PRESENT Bond None Quade None Robbery Found An Unknown Jewel None Quade Diane Shop Found An Unknown Hapwood King Two None Robbery Cole Masked Men Brandom Contrary Cardiff Diane, Robbery Mary Masked Man Thorne Cardiff Black Cardiff Diane, Stocks Sheep Masked Man Thorne After giving this list a careful scrutiny, The Shadow checked its discrepancies, or limitations.
To start compiling background on the family leadership, he assigned agents to surveil Castellano, Dellacroce and Gallo, simply to learn what their daily routine was, where they met, whom they saw.
Portuguese, not Spanish origin--is that it shows signs of having been compiled, in parts, of Moorish or Arabian charts or descriptions.
In addition to exegetical studies on Buddhism and Confucianism, they compiled dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference-type materials that provided the groundwork for nearly all subsequent scholarly activity in premodern Japan.
The work called Encheiridion was compiled by a pupil from his discourses.
Isidore, compiled by two of their most learned disciples, exhibits a deplorable picture of the second childhood of human reason.
This work compiles a great number of formulas, and rather favors the views of the chemist Dr.
The chapter compiles files on police forces and outlaw motorcycle gangs they consider enemies.
Caroline two hours to compile a list of all the Greens with large land holdings within two hundred miles of the city.
I spent the day in compiling a Haussa vocabulary, and hope to make considerable progress by the time we arrive in Damerghou.
The Army had begun to use machines for cryptology in 1936, when Hollerith tabulating machines facilitated the compiling of codes.