A broad term that covers a wide range of software tools designed to help translators work more quickly and improve the quality of their work. Among the tools, we find electronic dictionaries and translation memory programs.
Computer Aided Translation. Software tool /program that assists the translator in his/her work. It offers suggestions from a database of previously translated terms or phrases which can be in the form of translation memory (TM), machine translation (MT) or a combination of both. It therefore helps to achieve consistently correct terminology usage even if more than one person is working on a given translation project.
Cognitive Ability Test
A strong tackle used to draw an anchor up to the cathead of a ship.
same as cat o' nine tails; as, British sailors feared the cat.
To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.
A multi-tailed whip in which the tails are braided.
To display a file on-screen This will output the contents of a file to your screen or place its contents into another file depending on how you use it. Working example: cat somefile.txt In the above example the contents of somefile.txt would be output to your screen Working example: cat somefile.txt anotherfile.txt In the above example the contents of somefile.txt would be redirected into a new file called anotherfile.txt
The command used to view the contents of a file.
cat(1V) concatenate and display
From man cat: "concatenate files and print on the standard output"
Any animal belonging to the natural family Felidae, and in particular to the various species of the genera Felis, Panthera, and Lynx. The domestic cat is Felis domestica. The European wild cat (Felis catus) is much larger than the domestic cat. In the United States the name wild cat is commonly applied to the bay lynx (Lynx rufus). The larger felines, such as the lion, tiger, leopard, and cougar, are often referred to as cats, and sometimes as big cats. See Wild cat, and Tiger cat.
A soft, indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things go wrong in the domestic circle. This is a dog, This is a cat. This is a frog, This is a rat. Run, dog, mew, cat. Jump, frog, gnaw, rat. Elevenson
feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and being unable to roar; domestic cats; wildcats
any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
Computerized axial tomography, see CT
Computed Axial Tomography. Alternative name for CT, no longer used.
Computers Automobiles computer-aided Tomography
a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis
Category; defining category for instrument landing procedures, permitting approaches even in bad weather, depending on how the aircraft and the airport are equipped (CAT I-III). In extreme cases, CAT III approaches are permitted even with zero visibility.
clear-air turbulence. Also CATegory when referring to certain instrument landing systems which require special aircraft instrumentation, certification and pilot qualification beyond those needed for standard instrument approaches (e.g. a CAT IIIC ILS permits operation down to the surface of the runway without external visual reference, true zero-zero operation).
Abbreviation of Clear Air Turbulence.
Clear Air Turbulence. in aviation, sudden severe turbulence occurring in cloudless regions that causes violent buffeting of aircraft
Climate Action Team s
(Community Action Team) A CAT is a group of people who work together to raise awareness of Internet safety. The goal of a CAT is to help extend awareness throughout schools and communities, and to foster growth of Youth Empowerment.
U.S. Secret Service's Counter-Assault Team.
Clinical Area Team. A panel of CMS staff with medical or technical expertise that provides guidance on a particular national health care quality improvement project.
General word for a man; synonymous with "guy" during the sixties
Small furry quadruped. Demanding, self centred, but soft and nice to cuddle.
an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"
bull, buck, lad, sheik, daddy, palooka, fella. All social status, age and behavioral connotations aside, it's a guy.
Customer Activated Terminal
Cardholder Activated Terminal. A terminal activated by the cardholder and not supervised by a member of staff on behalf of the merchant. May also be referred to as an Unattended Payment Terminal (UPT).
Cardholder Activated Terminal. A terminal that dispenses a product or service
Credit Authorisation Terminal. A device placed in a merchant location which is designed to verify by electronic means whether the customer (card holder) is authorised to complete the transaction requested.
An old game;
The game of tipcat and the implement with which it is played. See Tipcat.
A game of ball, called, according to the number of batters, one old cat, two old cat, etc.
the dummy. From "kitty."
North American slang for crib. The expression derives from the use of the word kitty to denote a pot in other card games
The Chases purport to have one. Graham gives it better food than does Patty.
Contrary to popular superstition, a black cat is one of the best all around good luck charms known to witchcraft (and has been highly regarded by European sorcerers for centuries).
A generally unfortunate omen indicating treachery and deceit among those you trust. If you killed the cat, you will defeat the purpose of your detractors; if you chased it away, you may expect a sudden stroke of luck.
Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
Committee Against Torture
Committee on Applications and Technology (an IITF working group)