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interpret

[in′tər·prət]
(computer science)
To print on a punched card the information punched in that card.
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interpret

To run a program one line at a time. Each line of source language is translated into machine language and then executed.
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Nothing was more common, in those days, than to interpret all meteoric appearances, and other natural phenomena that occured with less regularity than the rise and set of sun and moon, as so many revelations from a supernatural source.
a great red letter in the sky -- the letter A, which we interpret to stand for Angel.
And together in divine confidence they would disentangle and interpret them all.
He felt, when he parted from her, that the brief words by which he had tried to convey to her his feeling about herself and the division which her fortune made between them, would only profit by their brevity when Dorothea had to interpret them: he felt that in her mind he had found his highest estimate.
As I sat gazing at my remarkable find, which was tick-ing and clicking away there in the silence of the desert night, trying to convey some message which I was unable to interpret, my eyes fell upon a bit of paper lying in the bottom of the box beside the instrument.
And there sat I, powerless to interpret, and so power-less to help!
This inscription would enable anyone who was wise enough to interpret it to find out how the Dragon could be destroyed.
The magician was delighted to find that his search had been successful, and at once set to work to interpret the secret signs engraved upon the ring, but it took him seven weeks to make them out clearly.
The King now sent messengers to the East to look for his son-in-law, and they by good luck met with the old magician who had interpreted the signs on King Solomon's ring, and thus was possessed of more wisdom than anyone else in the world.
Glubbdubdrib, as nearly as I can interpret the word, signifies the island of sorcerers or magicians.
It means that the interpreter hears the speech through the headphones and interprets simultaneously into the target language.
The second section, "Implementation: Proceeding to Interpret the Lukan Narratives," interprets the Gospel in some detail, bin Acts rather cursorily.

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