- 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.
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Origin of translation
synonym study for translation
OTHER WORDS FROM translationtrans·la·tion·al, adjectivetrans·la·tion·al·ly, adverbpre·trans·la·tion, nounre·trans·la·tion, noun
Words nearby translation
Example sentences from the Web for translation
When Mulan returns to the imperial court, the emperor offers her prizes and promotions, but Mulan asks only for a steed — in some translations a horse, in others a donkey — so that she can go back home to her family.The history of Mulan, from a 6th-century ballad to the live-action Disney movie|Constance Grady|September 4, 2020|Vox
Nevertheless, this complicated shape allowed the three researchers to access the rich theory of translation surfaces.Mathematicians Report New Discovery About the Dodecahedron|Erica Klarreich|August 31, 2020|Quanta Magazine
“The conditions are being formed in the country in which a tech business cannot function,” the letter reads, according to a translation from Radio Free Europe.Belarus’s crackdown could squash Minsk’s budding tech sector|Nicolás Rivero|August 20, 2020|Quartz
At face value, it might look like its services are used to improve translation quality, but in reality they are also used to build other products, including products connected to national security work.
For instance, it has a strategic agreement with Alibaba Cloud to embed its translation services in the company’s technology.
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?|Jay Parini|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The translation agency only advertises for girls with “no complexes”: code for being prepared to bed the client.
Translation: What plays to the base is not what plays to the middle.Is Caring About Climate Change an Essential Part of LGBT Identity?|Jay Michaelson|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a vacuum (translation: but for Obama), this could be a killer year for Democrats.Biggest Midterm Issue? The Obamaphant in the Living Room|Dean Obeidallah|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are minor syntactic errors throughout the study, presumably due to translation.
If the older form were Gaelic, the substitution, or translation, would have been superfluous.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
The history of Shakespearean translation in Norway cannot, by any stretch of the imagination, be called distinguished.An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway|Martin Brown Ruud
Tolsty's translation from the English, which is generally loose, here departs entirely from the text.
What a mockery Elijah's translation seems, upon that theory!Catharine|Nehemiah Adams
I thought it best to do so, to let the world see that it was not really so bad as the French 62 translation had made it appear.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. I (of 9)|Thomas Jefferson