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Translation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of uniform movement
  • the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface"
  • rewording something in less technical terminology
  • a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
  • a uniform movement without rotation
  • (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm
  • (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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language ,
  • a uniform movement without rotation ,
  • the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface" ,
  • (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 ,
  • (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm ,
  • rewording something in less technical terminology ,
  • the act of uniform movement

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Translation Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Translation means to copy writing or speech from one language into a different language.

The people who do translation are called translators. A translator who is copying a book into another language may use a language dictionary to find out how a word is written in another language. A translator who works with the spoken word is also called an interpreter.

In computer technology translation from a programming language to a machine language is called compiling. There are free translators on the internet.



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'Translation' example sentence in quotations


* For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act - Dante Alighieri

* For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act - Alighieri Dante

* Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life, it is life itself. - Henry Havelock Ellis


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Translation Sample Sentences in News


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  • Welocalize Sponsors and Exhibits at Localization World 2014 in Vancouver
    Welocalize, global leader in innovative translation and localization solutions, is a sponsor and exhibitor at the upcoming Localization World 2014 Conference taking place at the Vancouver Convention Center, ... Read more on this news related to 'Translation'

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