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 for Compiler
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Compiler \Com*pil"er\ (k[o^]m*p[imac]l"[~e]r), n. [OE.
     compiluor; cf. OF. compileor, fr. L. compilator.]
     1. One who compiles; esp., one who makes books by
        compilation.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Computers) a computer program that decodes instructions
        written in a higher-level computer language to produce an
        assembly-language program or an executable program in
        machine language.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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