- a function obtained from a given function by adding the same constant to each value of the variable of the given function and moving the graph of the function a constant distance to the right or left.
- a transformation in which every point of a geometric figure is moved the same distance in the same direction.
- translation dictionary,
- translation of axes,
Origin of translation
Examples from the Web for retranslation
That the Syriac has it so, is of little weight; seeing it is no original Syriac, but retranslation.Hope of the Gospel|George MacDonald
A glance at my retranslation will show the reader that this must be true.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
His splendid command of language was acquired by the practise of translation and retranslation.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7|Elbert Hubbard
Many paronomasiae discover themselves on retranslation into Hebrew.
The above is a retranslation by Mr. Bandelier from the Spanish text.Ancient Society|Lewis Henry Morgan
mid-14c., "removal of a saint's body or relics to a new place," also "rendering of a text from one language to another," from Old French translation (12c.) or directly from Latin translationem, noun of action from past participle stem of transferre (see transfer).