Have you ever wanted to translate a single word into or from another language? Now you can use Google Translate to get their definition/translation and several examples of it used in a sentence. For individual word translations, this method is better than typing in a single word into the translate box -- you get a better answer, and some useful usage samples.
This new feature currently only works for French, German, Italian and Korean to and from English.
Several weeks ago, Google also gave us the ability to search the "foreign web" in a three staged approach. First Google translates our search terms into the target language, then it queries Google for results with that translation, and finally it displays the results translated back into a language understood by the user.