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v. in·ter·pret·ed, in·ter·pret·ing, in·ter·prets
1. To explain the meaning of: The newspapers interpreted the ambassador's speech as an attempt at making peace. See Synonyms at explain.
2. To understand the significance of; construe: interpreted his smile to be an agreement; interpreted the open door as an invitation.
3. To present or conceptualize the meaning of by means of art or criticism: The actor interpreted the character with great subtlety.
4. To translate from one language into another: interpreted the ambassador's remarks for the assembly.
To serve as an interpreter for speakers of different languages.

[Middle English interpreten, from Old French interpreter, from Latin interpretārī, from interpres, interpret-, negotiator, explainer; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

in·ter′pret·a·bil′i·ty, in·ter′pret·a·ble·ness n.
in·ter′pret·a·ble adj.


Suitability of imagery for interpretation with respect to answering adequately requirements on a given type of target in terms of quality and scale. a. poor--Imagery is unsuitable for interpretation to answer adequately requirements on a given type of target. b. fair--Imagery is suitable for interpretation to answer requirements on a given type of target but with only average detail. c. good--Imagery is suitable for interpretation to answer requirements on a given type of target in considerable detail. d. excellent--Imagery is suitable for interpretation to answer requirements on a given type of target in complete detail.
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