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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Writer Irfan Javed said while reading translations done by Mr Memon made him think about literary stalwarts such as Quratulain Hyder and Abdullah Husain, who did not have a quality translator working for them, and had to translate their own books.
A translator must play an active role in the promotion of the work he or she has translated so as to ensure that they do not collect dust on the bookstore shelves.
'It's difficult because Khmer isn't a very [widespread] language [while] some of the Latin-speaking girls had two translators,' alleged the source.
Revision (or verification) of the target text by a second translator is one of the key elements of the ISO standard, and this step is also included in the PIAAC and PISA recommendations.
The legislation specifies education as the condition for being registered on the list of experts, with a Master's degree now being the lowest possible level or the highest education that can be achieved in the field.To help experts, interpreters and translators, the ministry also set the deadline of 30 days for public authorities to pay an advance payment for a task to the person's account.
Kim said neither Han Kang nor translator Deborah Smith deserves criticism.
General language translator apps require the user to enter a term, statement, or question in one language and then provide a translation in another language.
"These translators have not read Persian books and cannot write in Persian, but since Persian is their native language they assume that they can be translators," he lamented.
According to the Microsoft Research team, this advanced translator app works quite well in translating conversations real-time.
This view permeated Western writings about translation, which until surprisingly recently tended to be concerned with the fidelity and servitude of the translator; with the preservation of auctoritas, both authority and authorship, and its hierarchies; with the promised equivalence and substitutive value of a translation; and with the strong aim (and matching anxieties) for a perfect, stable transfer of meaning.