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How to find the definition of a term?
Thread poster: maxzhy

maxzhy
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Jan 22, 2006

I have recently found an efficient way of finding the definition of some term. An example is given below:

I didn't know what "gate review" means, so I tried the "define: " function of Google, my favorite tool for such a purpose. Unfortunately, it returned nothing this time. I had no choice but to enter "gate review"+glossary into the search box of Google. Guess what? I got it! Its definition is available at http://www.sussex.ac.uk/its/po/1-3-5.html.


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xxx@caduceus
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ProZ Article Knowledgebase Jan 22, 2006

Also take a look at the ProZ article knowledgebase (http://www.proz.com/translation-articles) and this article from Els Hoefman http://www.proz.com/doc/20.

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Oliver Walter  Identity Verified
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Incorrect URL? Jan 22, 2006

maxzhy wrote:
Guess what? I got it! Its definition is available at http://www.sussex.ac.uk/its/po/1-3-5.html.[/quote]
Did you quote the correct URL? When I clicked on it, I received the message "Page not found"
Oliver

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maxzhy
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Delete the "." at the end of the URL Jan 23, 2006

Oliver Walter wrote:

maxzhy wrote:
Guess what? I got it! Its definition is available at http://www.sussex.ac.uk/its/po/1-3-5.html.

Did you quote the correct URL? When I clicked on it, I received the message "Page not found"
Oliver
[/quote]

Sorry for my mistake. The "." at the end of the above URL is unwanted. The correct one is http://www.sussex.ac.uk/its/po/1-3-5.html .

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maxzhy
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It's very helpful! Jan 23, 2006

Renate Cisne wrote:

Also take a look at the ProZ article knowledgebase (http://www.proz.com/translation-articles) and this article from Els Hoefman http://www.proz.com/doc/20.[/quote]

I've read it and feel that it offers very useful tips that are less known. Thank you for your recommendation!

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Momoka  Identity Verified
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Period Jan 23, 2006

Oliver Walter wrote:

Did you quote the correct URL? When I clicked on it, I received the message "Page not found"
Oliver


You have to erase the period at the end of the URL; it'll be there then.

Good luck!


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