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translate

[tran′slāt]
(computer science)
To convert computer information from one language to another, or to convert characters from one representation set to another, and by extension, the computer instruction which directs the latter conversion to be carried out.

translate

(1) To change one language into another; for example, assemblers, compilers and interpreters translate source language into machine language.

(2) In computer graphics, to move an image on screen without rotating it.

(3) In telecommunications, to change the frequencies of a band of signals.
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25) The owner functional currency net value for a particular year is determined based on a balance sheet calculation in which the adjusted bases (or amount, in the case of a liability) of so-called marked items--which are generally financial items--are translated into the owner's functional currency at the spot rate on the last day of the taxable year, and historical items are translated into the owner's functional currency at their historical rates.
Allow only minimal hyphenation when setting your preferences, and eliminate narrow columns that might force awkward line breaks when translated into other languages.
The 1944 work is a political fable and was translated into English in 1978 by Mercer Cook and Langston Hughes, who befriended Roumain when he was living in exile in the U.
Why aren't more Japanese books translated into English?
One solution to this is having your business card translated into the most widely used languages of a region," suggests Johnson.
The catechism is expected to be locally translated into the primary language of each conference so that the people will be able to use it in their everyday language in terms expressive of their cultural norms.
By 2005, he estimated 60 percent of the industry's documents would be translated into 80 languages worldwide.
Section 986(a)(1) of the Code provides that, for purposes of determining the FTC, foreign taxes are translated into dollars using the exchange rate in effect when the foreign taxes are paid.
Remember that things such as currencies, house values, power references, building specifications, weights and measures need to be translated into their equivalents.