Terminology in web translation
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“During a particularly heated period of the economic crisis I noticed that the German terminology used by the media developed within a week. I made it my daily goal to always use up-to-date terminology in the homepage news.” Translators in … Read More

Drupal concepts and terminology – Nodes and content types
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Nodes and content types The node is the central element of content model used by Drupal. In its simplest version, a node is a generic object composed of a title and a text content. The power of Drupal is the … Read More

International real estate terminology and practice
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Real estate as “real property” in the U.K. In British usage, “real property”, often shortened to just “property”, generally refers to land and fixtures, while the term “real estate” is used mostly in the context of probate law, and means … Read More

Boxcars
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Boxcars is the outcome of rolling the dice in a game of craps and getting a 6 on each die. The pair of 6 pips resembles a pair of box cars on a freight train. In modern parlance, it refers … Read More

Soft lines
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Soft lines is a betting terminology representing betting odds that have been poorly researched by sportsbooks. Handicappers commonly use this term to emphasize the value of their play. Since handicappers can focus on a smaller subset of all the possible … Read More

Terminology management software
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Terminology management software provides the translator a means of automatically searching a given terminology database for terms appearing in a document, either by automatically displaying terms in the translation memory software interface window or through the use of hot keys … Read More

White hat methods
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So-called “white hat” methods of SEO involve following the search engines’ guidelines as to what is and what isn’t acceptable. Their advice generally is to create content for the user, not the search engines; to make that content easily accessible … Read More

Misconceptions in translation
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Newcomers to translation sometimes proceed as if translation were an exact science — as if consistent, one-to-one correlations existed between the words and phrases of different languages, rendering translations fixed and identically reproducible, much as in cryptography. Such novices may … Read More

Crimp
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In gambling terminology a crimp is a bend that has been intentionally made on the corner(s) of a playing card to facilitate identification.A card cheat will typically bend some of the important cards during the game. Below are just several … Read More

Boxcars
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Boxcars is the outcome of rolling the dice in a game of craps and getting a 6 on each die. The pair of 6 pips resembles a pair of box cars on a freight train. In modern parlance, it refers … Read More

Slang names for poker hands
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In poker, players may often use slang terms for particular types of hands. Though most are recent neologisms, others date to poker’s antiquity. All such slang terms typically connect a common concept (from life experience or storytelling) to the hand, … Read More

Slots terminology
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Bonus is a special feature of the particular game theme, which is activated when certain symbols appear in a winning combination. In the bonus, the player is presented with several items on a screen from which to choose. As the … Read More

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