object code

Definitions

General Science

Computing

  • noun a binary code which directly operates a CPU
  • noun program code after it has been translated, compiled or assembled into machine code

Electronics

  • computer code which has been compiled or translated into executable form. This is performed by an assembler, compiler, or interpreter, which transforms source code to machine code, which is then directly executed by the CPU. object code is frequently the same as machine code, or is very similar to it.
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