Commentary: A group of people gathered together, usually for one common purpose. Often associated with government.
The Assembly voted to expel John from the proceedings.
I sat on the New York State Assembly for a few years, but I couldn't get re-elected.
The assembly sat quietly and watched him take the stage.
He told me the news in front of the entire gathered assembly.
The assembly of doctors argued for a few hours but couldn't resolve the issue.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4
Commentary: ASSEMBLY[+event] The coming together of a large group. A social act.
There's going to be an assembly for the whole school at noon.
The colonists demanded the right of assembly.
We called for the assembly of all disgruntled citizens at the town square.
The assembly of the different governing bodies into one major department was his finest achievement as governor.
I'll meet you in the Assembly Hall (the hall where assembly occurs).
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 5
Commentary: ASSEMBLY[+event] The act of putting pieces together to form a cohesive whole. Usually refers to construction or machines.
I worked on the assembly line at the factory.
Unfortunately, some assembly was required.
The assembly of the new bicycle took all day.
Sent the pieces to the Assembly Department.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: A collection of parts that form a cohesive whole. Usually refers to a machine.
We fitted all the pieces together and put the whole assembly in my car.
The welded iron bars formed a fragile assembly.
For the assembly to be stable, the three screws must be tightly fitted.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: A meeting place; a facility to meet for discussion.
I'll meet you in the Assembly in five minutes.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)