Adjective "assembling" definition and examples

(Assembling may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


(of people) gather together in one place for a common purpose.
  1. 'The crowd assembles for the auction with hands firmly in pockets.'
  2. 'Please have the employees assemble in the area outside the building and I will explain this rare phenomenon to them.'
  3. 'Another 5,000 worshippers can assemble outside the church building.'
  4. 'A tremendous crowd assembled outside the French Embassy shortly after the news was made known.'
  5. 'The young people go to the individual's neighborhood, put up posters describing the crimes and then assemble outside his house.'
  6. 'At the end, it said: ‘a large crowd assembled outside the church to see her departure.’'
  7. 'On Sunday the crowd assembled again, for another demonstration.'
  8. 'My team assembled outside the testing room at about a quarter to, so I hurried over to keep them from waiting too long.'
  9. 'A very large crowd assembled on the square to see the ceremony.'
  10. 'Every evening at about seven-thirty crowds began assembling outside the General Post Office to watch the departure of the Royal Mail coaches.'
  11. 'he assembled the surviving members of the group for a tour'
  12. 'And even when they are stirred into action, it then takes a further ten minutes to assemble them all together.'
  13. 'Director David C. Thomas assembles the surviving members of the group to tell their story, and remarkably has a treasure trove of home movies, concert and TV footage to illustrate every stage of the group's existence.'
  14. 'It would take another eight years for the FBI to assemble the evidence to accuse him as a counterspy and place him under arrest.'
  15. 'In fact, he jokes, if the city really wants to build a courthouse that won't go over budget, it should let him assemble a construction crew of young offenders.'
  16. 'Most approaches to teaching portfolios define them as a collection of materials, assembled by a faculty member, that document or reflect teaching performance.'
  17. '‘A large and growing body of evidence has been assembled effectively pointing to her innocence,’ he claimed.'
  18. 'A Fundraising committee was also assembled and new members are more than welcome to join.'
  19. 'If such comparative evidence could be assembled, it would probably support the traditional view of a higher concentration of such companies in the South.'
  20. 'Then we come to the new boys, on whom no jury has yet assembled enough evidence to make a decisive case in whatever direction.'
  21. '‘What I have said to people is, over the coming weeks and months we will assemble this evidence and then we will give it to people,’ he told Sky News.'
Fit together the separate component parts of (a machine or other object)
  1. 'These appear to be special designs or component parts for assembling such designs.'
  2. 'He built his own cars, assembled his own engines, tuned them, and drove them.'
  3. 'Together they will painstakingly assemble the kayak, which will eventually become part of a teaching exhibit at Glenbow.'
  4. 'Then he started drawing on file board paper by cutting, shaping and assembling them into a complete automobile.'
  5. 'About 200 workers, mostly women, sit at the machines in clusters assembling khaki pants.'
  6. 'Also, it can wait for a customer's order before assembling a machine, which means it can operate with an extraordinarily lean production system.'
  7. 'She is assembling electrical components, placing round parts into small square boxes on her kitchen table.'
  8. 'The engines are assembled and tested at upgraded facilities at NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.'
  9. 'Here you'd have to assemble your own wheels from piles of valves, tyres, rims and hub caps.'
  10. 'Instead the wearer will buy them flatpacked from a vending machine and assemble them instantly with a deft bit of folding, tucking and the odd tug on a cord.'
Translate (a program) from a symbolic language into machine code.
  1. 'Sequences were verified manually and contigs were assembled using the computer program Sequencer v 4.0.'
  2. 'Now that I had assembled the software, I created the compressed filesystem.'
  3. 'From that it creates program code it can then assemble into executable machine code.'


A leap in which the feet are brought together before landing.

    More definitions

    1. to bring together or gather into one place, company, body, or whole.

    2. to put or fit together; put together the parts of: to assemble information for a report; to assemble a toy from a kit.

    3. Computers. compile (def 4). verb (used without object), assembled, assembling.

    4. to come together; gather; meet: We assembled in the auditorium.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "sites can be assembling."

    "components can be assembling."


    (assemble)Middle English: from Old French asembler, based on Latin ad- ‘to’ + simul ‘together’.