A Practical Course in Terminology Processing by Juan C. Sager

By Juan C. Sager

Because the creation of the pc, terminology administration should be conducted through nearly a person who has learnt to exploit a working laptop or computer. Terminology administration has proved to be a good instrument in foreign communications in undefined, schooling and foreign enterprises. software program applications are on hand and overseas businesses usually have their very own terminology database. Following those advancements, translators and terminologists are faced with a specialized type of info administration related to compilation and standardisation of vocabulary, garage, retrieval and updating.A functional direction in Terminology Processing presents the foremost to tools of terminology administration for the English language, for basic and particular reasons. This detailed direction has been built at the foundation of years of training adventure and study on the college of Manchester Institute of technology and expertise (UMIST, united kingdom) and is especially compatible for translation classes, freelance translators, technical writers, in addition to for non-linguists who're faced with terminology processing as a part of their profession.
The 1996 reprint of the paperback version comprises an index.

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In fact, however, very few definitions have ever followed this strict pat­ tern. A more relevant theory of terminology will have to admit the full range of definitions currently being used both in lexicography and terminology. 1. ) any plane of a flower other than the medium and lateral planes. 2. Definition by synonyms: software = logiciel daisy = bellis perennis The Cognitive Dimension 43 3. Definition by paraphrase'. whiteness = the state of being white flotation = the action of making something float lengthen = the process of making something longer 4.

Inside subject fields concepts are also related either by their nature or by the real-life connections of the objects they rep­ resent. As in real life between objects, the kinds of relationships which exist between concepts are numerous and varied. While there is no doubt about the desirability of using conceptual rela­ tionships, there is no consensus about the importance of conceptual relation­ ships in the clarification of the concept-term equation, independent of or supplementary to definitions.

Measurements), and the many other con­ cepts representing concrete or abstract entities, manufactured products, in­ dustrial processes and relevant properties which rely on a broad consensus among users for their definition. g. a product definition in a list for custom tariffs. Normally a definition of such concepts can never be exhaustive but must be seen as being applicable to a concept in the specific field in which it has been identified. In other cases concepts have a wide area of application, to the extent that they are the object of different definitions in different branches of science.

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