Origin of translator
Examples from the Web for translator
Twenty minutes after the interview was over, the translator knocked on my hotel room door.
“If she has not answered the phone, we should not be doing this,” my translator warned.
They were conducted entirely in Hebrew, a language the U.S. native does not speak, although he was provided a translator.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist
December 14, 2014
“There was a great shake many times,” he told the Daily Beast through his translator.Takashi Murakami’s Art From Disaster
November 28, 2014
A Ukrainian translator from Kiev said the soldier spoke with a Swedish accent.Defying NATO, Ignoring Ceasefire, Russian-Backed Troops Keep Rolling
September 4, 2014
To these two gentlemen the translator is under deep obligations.Y Gododin
The translator had apparently known little of mining and not too much of Latin.Herbert Hoover
Indeed the task of the translator of passions into speech may be pronounced "too difficult."Notes on My Books
Bellon was an assiduous hackney writer and translator of the day.The Works of Aphra Behn
A translator can have but one aim—to present the thought of the author faithfully.Chinese Painters
- a person or machine that translates speech or writing
- radio a relay transmitter that retransmits a signal on a carrier frequency different from that on which it was received
- computing a computer program that converts a program from one language to another
Word Origin and History for translator
mid-14c., from Old French translator (12c.) or directly from Latin translatorem, agent noun from transferre (see transfer).