Associations to the word «Translation»

Wiktionary

TRANSLATION, noun. (uncountable) The act or (countable) an act of translating, in its various senses:
TRANSLATION, noun. The conversion of text from one language to another.
TRANSLATION, noun. The conversion of something from one form or medium to another.
TRANSLATION, noun. (physics) (mathematics) A motion or compulsion to motion in a straight line without rotation or other deformation.
TRANSLATION, noun. (genetics) The process whereby a strand of mRNA directs assembly of amino acids into proteins within a ribosome.
TRANSLATION, noun. (physics) A transfer of motion occurring within a gearbox.
TRANSLATION, noun. The conveyance of something from one place to another, especially:
TRANSLATION, noun. (Christianity) An ascension to Heaven without death.
TRANSLATION, noun. (Christianity) A transfer of a bishop from one diocese to another.
TRANSLATION, noun. (Christianity) A transfer of a holy relic from one shrine to another.
TRANSLATION, noun. (medicine) A transfer of a disease from one body part to another.
TRANSLATION, noun. (countable) The product or end result of an act of translating, in its various senses.
TRANSLATION DICTIONARIES, noun. Plural of translation dictionary
TRANSLATION DICTIONARY, noun. A dictionary that provides translations between two or more languages.
TRANSLATION STUDIES, noun. The study of the theory and practice of translating and interpreting, especially in an academic context, combining elements of social science and the humanities

Dictionary definition

TRANSLATION, noun. A written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language.
TRANSLATION, noun. A uniform movement without rotation.
TRANSLATION, noun. The act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface".
TRANSLATION, noun. (mathematics) a transformation in which the origin of the coordinate system is moved to another position but the direction of each axis remains the same.
TRANSLATION, noun. (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm.
TRANSLATION, noun. Rewording something in less technical terminology.
TRANSLATION, noun. The act of uniform movement.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca