- 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.
Origin of translation
Synonyms for translation
Related Words for translationexplanation, rendering, version, adaptation, rendition, reading, transcription, elucidation, gloss, crib, construction, restatement, key, paraphrase, simplification, decoding, rephrasing, transliteration, metaphrase
Examples from the Web for translation
Contemporary Examples of translation
One is, of course, inevitably up against the problem of translation when speaking of names.Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?
December 7, 2014
The translation agency only advertises for girls with “no complexes”: code for being prepared to bed the client.Russia’s Gold Digger Academy
November 11, 2014
Translation: What plays to the base is not what plays to the middle.Is Caring About Climate Change an Essential Part of LGBT Identity?
September 21, 2014
In a vacuum (translation: but for Obama), this could be a killer year for Democrats.Biggest Midterm Issue? The Obamaphant in the Living Room
September 7, 2014
There are minor syntactic errors throughout the study, presumably due to translation.Palestinian Kids’ PTSD Could Last Generations
August 18, 2014
Historical Examples of translation
The play is simply superb, in spite of the faults of the translation.
Adams answered, "he had never read any translation of the classicks."Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2
The text of that edition has been used for the present translation.
Some examples from both are given in the notes to this translation.
The service was in Hebrew: but I had a book with a translation of it.Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10)
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).