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parse

 (pärs)
v. parsed, pars·ing, pars·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To break (a sentence) down into its component parts of speech with an explanation of the form, function, and syntactical relationship of each part.
b. To describe (a word) by stating its part of speech, form, and syntactical relationships in a sentence.
c. To process (linguistic data such as speech or written language) in real time as it is being spoken or read, in order to determine its linguistic structure and meaning.
2.
a. To examine closely or subject to detailed analysis, especially by breaking up into components: "What are we missing by parsing the behavior of chimpanzees into the conventional categories recognized largely from our own behavior?" (Stephen Jay Gould).
b. To make sense of; comprehend: I simply couldn't parse what you just said.
3. Computers To analyze or separate (input, for example) into more easily processed components.
v.intr.
To admit of being parsed: sentences that do not parse easily.

[Probably from Middle English pars, part of speech, from Latin pars (ōrātiōnis), part (of speech); see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

pars′er n.
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parser

(ˈpɑːzə)
n
(Computer Science) computing a program or part of a program that interprets input to a computer by recognizing key words or analysing sentence structure
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Noun1.parser - a computer program that divides code up into functional components; "compilers must parse source code in order to translate it into object code"
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
compiling program, compiler - (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program
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Translations
parseur

parser

[ˈpɑːzəʳ] Nanalizador m sintáctico
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parser

n (Comput) → Parser m
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