Technical glossary

Technical glossary of translation terms

Occasionally, you’ll come across some unfamiliar terms on the intercontact website or when talking to people in the localisation and translation industry. You’ll find many of these terms listed here with short explanations.

Edit is an umbrella term for certain activities on the computer used to make changes. They include entering, viewing and altering data with an editor program or other application.

Editor is a cloud-based editing program with an integrated translation memory for translation and review. The online tool includes the core functions of a modern desktop translation tool and offers a user-friendly interface.

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