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1A person who translates from one language into another, especially as a profession:‘the translator of Hardy's poems into Icelandic’
interpreter, transcriber, transliterator, paraphraser, deciphererlinguist, polyglotexegete, glossator, glossaristdragomanView synonyms
- ‘I am not a professional translator but a humble TV cameraman, but I will give it a shot.’
- ‘The mention of ‘kilos’ is not only anachronistic but contrary to the translator's professed policy.’
- ‘There are systematic assassinations of policemen, translators, local officials, and anybody associated with the occupiers.’
- ‘At present, the few U.S. programs in translator and/or interpreter education cannot even attempt to meet market needs for professional translators and interpreters.’
- ‘Professional women such as translators, doctors, lawyers, artists and writers have been forced from their jobs and told to stay in their homes.’
- ‘They're still not investing in the translators and analysts we need to counter the growing terror threat.’
- ‘During the past three years, he has been a private tutor, a translator and a market investigator.’
- ‘Highly educated translators from professional backgrounds may use the ‘high’ form of a language in translation, when the ‘low’ or colloquial form is more appropriate.’
- ‘So, translators, teachers, language students, editors and writers take a look and help build a useful language tool.’
- ‘The problem is that rather than attempting to improve on the present translation, translators were told to come up with an English version of the Latin.’
- ‘The agency has four full-time administrative staff members and a team of over 100 freelance, native-speaker professional translators who are based both in Ireland and abroad.’
- ‘Often a professional translator is employed to translate the original text, but the translations of news items, and other updates tend to be done by others.’
- ‘The accounts have been based not only on the word of detainees, but of prison guards, translators, FBI agents and others.’
- ‘Bulgarian soldiers often became part of volunteer town and village regiments and served as translators, assistants, builders or reconnaissance operatives within Russian military units.’
- ‘Using the digital cameras, each UK teacher worked with a group of three or four children, their teacher and a volunteer translator.’
- ‘In a worldwide poll of professional translators, Ilunga won the award for the most untranslatable word in the world.’
- ‘There are about 3,000 registered translation companies, employing about 40,000 translators and interpreters.’
- ‘To further assist the many millions of freedom activists all over the world who do not speak English, I am soliciting volunteer translators in any and all languages.’
- ‘A staff of over 200 full-time cooks, maids, gardeners, builders, drivers, translators and security staff cater for the film student's every possible need.’
- ‘Teaching of Urdu at the college/university level may be related to meet demand for Urdu school teachers and government translators, but not to the supply of unemployable graduates.’
- 1.1 A computer program that translates from one programming language into another.
- ‘He has been developing binary translators, optimizers and other binary manipulation tools since 1992.’
- ‘A driver acts like a translator between the device that it controls and programs that use the device.’
- ‘The device can work with a power supply from 3.3V up to 5V, which means it can be directly controlled by a microprocessor or logic circuit without level translators.’
- ‘These nodes are commonly known as translators or application level gateways.’
- ‘The translator processes each of the CMF outputs in parallel, producing a total of sixteen parallel channels.’
- ‘Currently, three types of translators are available: 2D, 3D surfaces and 3D solids.’
- ‘An automatic translator was used to migrate most of the assembly code into C code.’
- ‘If you uncover problems with your system's translators, be sure to submit a bug report to your application vendor and if possible include relevant error logs and neutral data files.’
- ‘This depends on how true the programmers are to the specifications documented in the standards when they write the translators.’
- ‘Some offer free code translators online and some offer version that can be used offline.’
- ‘The insertion is the responsibility of special units in the USB hubs called transaction translators, or TTs for short.’
- ‘Interfaces and translators enable developers to focus on the business logic without the distractions of how the data is formatted or presented.’
- ‘The loudspeaker interrupted my translator chip marketing plan, and I fumbled for my ticket.’
- ‘With a direct translator, the customer has the best chance of converting data.’
2A television relay transmitter.
- ‘Well many years ago I spent a fair amount of my time installing and setting up privately owned TV translators.’
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