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translator Line breaks: trans|la¦tor
Pronunciation: /transˈleɪtə/
/trɑːns-/ /-nz-/

Definition of translator in English:


1A person who translates from one language into another, especially as a profession: the translator of Hardy’s poems into Icelandic
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  • Professional women such as translators, doctors, lawyers, artists and writers have been forced from their jobs and told to stay in their homes.
  • Often a professional translator is employed to translate the original text, but the translations of news items, and other updates tend to be done by others.
  • A staff of over 200 full-time cooks, maids, gardeners, builders, drivers, translators and security staff cater for the film student's every possible need.
1.1A computer program that translates from one programming language into another.
Example sentences
  • The device can work with a power supply from 3.3V up to 5V, which means it can be directly controlled by a microprocessor or logic circuit without level translators.
  • Interfaces and translators enable developers to focus on the business logic without the distractions of how the data is formatted or presented.
  • The insertion is the responsibility of special units in the USB hubs called transaction translators, or TTs for short.
2A television relay transmitter.
Example sentences
  • Well many years ago I spent a fair amount of my time installing and setting up privately owned TV translators.

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