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Compiler

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  1. a computer program that translates text written in a computer language (the source language) into another computer language (the target language)

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  2. The original sequence is usually called the source code and the output called object code

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  3. Commonly the output has a form suitable for processing by other programs (e.g., a linker), but it may be a human-readable text file

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  4. The most common reason for wanting to translate source code is to create an executable program

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  5. The name "compiler" is primarily used for programs that translate source code from a high-level programming language to a lower level language (e.g., assembly language or machine language)

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