Translator Trans*lat"or, n. [L. translator: cf. F. translateur.] 1. One who translates; esp., one who renders into another language; one who expresses the sense of words in one language by equivalent words in another. [1913 Webster]

2. (Teleg.) A repeating instrument. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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