A program into which another program is translated by an assembler or compiler.
- ‘The object program is generated after optimization simply by transcribing the information encoded in the quadruples into machine instructions.’
- ‘After many studies of FORTRAN programs in situations where the execution speed of the object program was a critical factor, we realized that the FORTRAN H Extended compiler did not always produce the expected highly optimized code.’
- ‘A non-source executable file is also called an object program.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.