|widely-used encoding program for personal computers||PGP (Pretty Good Privacy)|
|(about program code) able to handle several simultaneous or interleaved requests (Computers)||reentrant|
|(British) person nominated to a position as a personal favor or reward||placeman|
|(Chemistry) illinium (former name of the metallic element promethium); extension for an Internet address of a person or site located in Israel (Computers)||Il|
|(Computers and Communications) nickname for people who live on the edge of modern society (controlled by media and technology) who fight and defeat the establishment, futuristic science fiction||cyberpunk|
|(Computers) ability to carry out more than one process simultaneously; parallel processing, simultaneous use of several computers for processing tasks, use of multiple computer programming units||multiprocessing|
|(Computers) Alt key (keyboard key pressed in combination with other keys to execute commands)||Alt|
|(Computers) American standard for encoding data that uses a private key algorithm (encodes data in a manner that is extremely difficult to crack)||Data Encryption Standard|
|(Computers) any type of storage medium that can only be written to once but can be read an unlimited number of times (such as a CD-ROM)||Write Once Read Many|
|(Computers) audio player developed by Mediascience, Inc. for listening to various types of computer audio files (such as Windows media files, MP3, WAV, MOD, audio CDs, etc.)||Sonique|
|(Computers) built-in, permanently connected, cannot be changed or adjusted (i.e. of a function or program)||hardwired|
|(Computers) characters that do not appear in a printed document (such as carriage return, tabs, line feed, etc.)||whitespace|
|(Computers) communications port, device in DOS and Windows which relates to the serial ports in a computer; COM file, file which can be operated in DOS||COM|
|(Computers) composing, preparing of a multimedia display; writing of hypertext and its preparation, writing of computer programs||authoring|
|(Computers) connected, connected to another computer or to the Internet; available through the Internet, connected via a computer, directly connected to a measurable process, ongoing, on-line, see also:off-line, while connected to a computer||online|
|(Computers) correction of jagged appearances in graphic objects by filling in the jagged areas with intermediate colors (like antialiasing)||oversampling|
|(Computers) data fed into a computer or received from a computer||i/o (input/output)|
|(Computers) digital interface for musical instruments, standard for information transfer between electronic musical instruments and computers||MIDI|
|(Computers) document used as a foundation for new documents having a uniform style; cutting tool, master, master molecule, pattern, short beam||template|
|(Computers) Encapsulated PostScript file, vector-based graphic file format containing PostScript instructions (developed by Adobe Systems); extension of an Encapsulated PostScript file||EPS|
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EUdict (European dictionary) is a collection of online dictionaries for the languages spoken mostly in Europe. These dictionaries are the result of the work of many authors who worked very hard and finally offered their product free of charge on the internet thus making it easier to all of us to communicate with each other. Some of the dictionaries have only a few thousand words, others have more than 320,000. Some of the words may be incorrectly translated or mistyped.
Esperanto is only partially translated. Please help us improve this site by translating its interface.
Total number of language pairs: 536
Total number of translations (in millions): 15.3
Improved: English<>Norwegian, English<>Japanese (Kanji)
There are several ways to use this dictionary. The most common way is by word input (you must know which language the word is in) but you can also use your browser's search box and bookmarklets (or favelets).
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There are two Japanese-English (and Japanese-French) dictionaries and one contains Kanji and Kana (Kana in English and French pair due to improved searching). For the same reason the Chinese dictionary contains traditional and simplified Chinese terms on one side and Pinyin and English terms on the other.
Perhaps the best way to enable dictionary search is through integration into the search field of your browser. To add EUdict alongside Google, Yahoo!, Amazon and other search engines in Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer, simply click on link after the title Browser integration, select appropriate language pair and confirm your decision. And you're ready to go; select EUdict from the drop-down list in search field (Firefox) or address bar (IE), input a word and press Enter. In Chrome, first click on a language pair and change the search keyword in the field 'Keyword' to a keyword (eg: 'eudict'). Afterwards, you simply type the chosen keyword in the address bar to start the search in the chosen dictionary.
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Instead of clicking the Search button, just press Enter. Although EUdict can't translate complete sentences, it can translate several words at once if you separate them with spaces or commas. Sometimes you can find translation results directly from Google by typing: eudict word. If you are searching for a word in Japanese (Kanji) dictionary and not receiving any results, try without Kana (term in brackets). If you are searching for a word in the Chinese dictionary and not receiving any results, try without Pinyin (term in brackets). Disable spellchecking in Firefox by going to Tools → Options → Advanced → Check my spelling as I type. Why not add a EUdict search form to your web site? Form
My name is Tomislav Kuzmic, I live in Croatia and this site is my personal project. I am responsible for the concept, design, programming and development. I do this in my spare time. To contact me for any reason please send me an email to tkuzmic at gmail dot com. Let me take this chance to thank all who contributed to the making of these dictionaries and improving the site's quality:
EUdict is online since May 9, 2005 and English<>Croatian dictionary on tkuzmic.com since June 16, 2003.