Definition of object program in English:

object program

Pronunciation /əbˈjekt/ /əbˈdʒɛkt/ /äbˈjekt ˈprōˌɡram/ /ɑbˈdʒɛkt ˈproʊˌɡræm/


  • A program into which some other program is translated by an assembler or compiler.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’