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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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William Tyndale emulated Luther by translating the New Testament into English between 1525 and 1531.
speaks of the "intensive activity" of revising and translating the liturgy around 1970 into all the major languages of the world (p.
Raised speaking both Russian and English, she later put her talents to use for the State Department, intercepting Soviet broadcasts and translating them for government use.
Saint Thomas Aquinas in his prologue to 'Against the Errors of the Greeks' remarks: 'A good translator, while guarding the sense of the truths he is translating, must adapt his style of the genius of his own tongue.
Briefly, the rule is, say man when translating Adam (Hebrew) and anthropos (Greek).
Instead of translating word by word, subtle contextual differences are used to determine the source of the text and ensure that the appropriate meaning is conveyed.
Multinational corporations find it difficult, if not literally impossible, to comply with the statutory requirements for translating their myriad foreign tax payments.
Michael Paul who coordinated the project, referring to the work of native Awadhi speakers in translating the Scriptures.
Continuing our series on the recently received Vatican Norms on Bible translating and "inclusive" language, we comment now on Norm Two.
Thompson uses a new service available from Logos Corporation that allows documents to be sent to them over the Internet for translating.
4) In one of them, among other humanists, stands Marsilio himself, who at the age of 57 had just finished translating Plotinus after translating Plato.
This is a key benefit," adds Crain, "because it enables translators to focus on what they do best -- translating content.