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translator

[tran′slād·ər]
(computer science)
A computer network or system having a number of inputs and outputs, so connected that when signals representing information expressed in a certain code are applied to the inputs, the output signals will represent the same information in a different code. Also known as translating circuit.
(electronics)
A combination television receiver and low-power television transmitter, used to pick up television signals on one frequency and retransmit them on another frequency to provide reception in areas not served directly by television stations.
References in classic literature ?
His discourses on indifferent subjects will divert as well as instruct, and if either in these, or in the relation of Father Lobo, any argument shall appear unconvincing, or description obscure, they are defects incident to all mankind, which, however, are not too rashly to be imputed to the authors, being sometimes, perhaps, more justly chargeable on the translator.
It is this sort of talk, and what Sancho says lower down, that made the translator of the history say he considered this chapter apocryphal.
These observations which Sancho makes here are the other ones on account of which the translator says he regards this chapter as apocryphal, inasmuch as they are beyond Sancho's capacity.
And the [37] reader, we hope, sees also already how well his English translator has done her work.
The boy's were shining with the impersonal zeal of the translator.
They found a most worthy editor in the late distinguished Sir George Cornewall Lewis, and a translator equally qualified for his task, in the Reverend James Davies, M.
But this gentleman is now, and has been for years, to my certain knowledge, a regular translator of the human body from one State to another.
new edition, 1759; by the translators of the Art of Thinking, 1686, 1816; by D.
Translation memories (TM) may be defined as set of software applications devised to help translators in their activity by retrieving already translated terms or segments and recycling them, or by building up tentative translations from previously translated segments that share common traits.
This may take a little time up front, and it may seem like a lot of effort when all you want is a quick quote, but by doing so before the production process starts, the agency will have time to address questions or problems with your file, and the quote will be more accurate--always preferable for both client and translator to discovering problems midway through the project.
Amyot held a position in the Department of the Provincial Secretary and also acted as Government translator, and for his work as a translator received an annual salary of 250 [pounds sterling].
Ammiel Alcalay ([parallel]): After more than twenty years of activity as a translator, I am both encouraged and discouraged by the present scene.