In politics an assembly
can refer to any body meeting together to discuss matters. A parliament
or a legislative assembly such as the French revolutionary Legislative Assembly
. Or it can be a body more designed to mediate between otherwise independent bodies, such as the United Nations General Assembly
Schools also sometimes have an assembly
collecting the students together for prayer and song.
In mechanics, architecture and electronics assembly
is the action of putting together the separate parts of what is intended to be assembled. Modules, components or elements or combinations of such may be the objects of the assembly. "Assembly" may also refer to the whole that results from such action.