source language


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source language

n.
The language from which a translation is to be made or from which a word is borrowed.

source′ lan`guage


n.
the language of a text that is to be translated into another language. Compare target language (def. 1).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.source language - a language that is to be translated into another language
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
application-oriented language, problem-oriented language - a language whose statements resemble terminology of the user
command language, query language, search language - a source language consisting of procedural operators that invoke functions to be executed
Translations

source language

n (Ling) → lingua di partenza (Comput) → linguaggio di programmazione or assoluto
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