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A program into which some other program is translated by an assembler or compiler.
- ‘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.’
- ‘The object program is generated after optimization simply by transcribing the information encoded in the quadruples into machine instructions.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.