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translation

 
Noun translation has 7 senses
  1. translation, interlingual rendition, rendering, version - a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    --1 is a kind of written record, written account
    --1 has particulars:
     mistranslation; pony, trot, crib; retroversion; subtitle, caption; supertitle, surtitle
    Derived forms: verb translate7, verb translate1
  2. translation - a uniform movement without rotation
    --2 is a kind of
    change of location, travel
    --2 has particulars: shift, displacement
    Derived form: verb translate5
  3. transformation, translation - the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface"
    --3 is a kind of change of integrity
    --3 has particulars:
     permutation; revision, alteration; transfiguration; transmogrification; metamorphosis
    Derived form: verb translate2
  4. translation - (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
    --4 is a kind of
    transformation
  5. translation - (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm
    --5 is a kind of
    organic process, biological process
    Derived form: verb translate10
  6. translation - rewording something in less technical terminology
    --6 is a kind of
    paraphrase, paraphrasis
  7. translation, displacement - the act of uniform movement
    --7 is a kind of motion, movement, move
    Derived form: verb translate8
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