Definition of Source language

1. Noun. A language that is to be translated into another language.




Definition of Source language

1. Noun. (linguistics translation studies) The language from which a translation is done. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) The language of the source code to be compiled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Source Language Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Source Language

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source language (current term)
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Literary usage of Source language

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1. Expanding Access to Science and Technology: The Role of Information by Ines Wesley-Tanaskovic, Jacques Tocatlian, Kenneth H. Roberts (1994)
"For the analysis of a source language sentence, a set of grammar rules and the dictionary of the source language are necessary. ..."

2. Partial Evaluation and Automatic Program Generation by Neil D. Jones, Carsten K. Gomard, Peter Sestoft (1993)
"First, interpreters are usually written in a nearly compositional way, so the actions performed on a composite source language construction are a ..."

3. A Guide to Procurement of Trusted Systems: Computer Security Contract Data ...by Joan Fowler by Joan Fowler (1994)
"From the design in the DTLS, the implementing program is written using source language statements. The correspondence called for here shall show that these ..."

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