trans·la·tion /træn(t)sˈleʃən, trænz-/
trans·la·tion /træn(t)sˈleʃən, trænz-/ 名詞
1. The act of translating, removing, or transferring; removal; also, the state of being translated or removed; as, the translation of Enoch; the translation of a bishop.
2. The act of rendering into another language; interpretation; as, the translation of idioms is difficult.
3. That which is obtained by translating something a version; as, a translation of the Scriptures.
4. Rhet. A transfer of meaning in a word or phrase, a metaphor; a tralation. [Obs.]
5. Metaph. Transfer of meaning by association; association of ideas.
6. Kinematics Motion in which all the points of the moving body have at any instant the same velocity and direction of motion; -- opposed to rotation.
n 1: a written communication in a second language having the same
meaning as the written communication in a first language
[syn: interlingual rendition, rendering, version]
2: a uniform movement without rotation
3: the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a
photograph is a translation of a scene onto a
two-dimensional surface" [syn: transformation]
4: (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
5: (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in
messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein
at a ribosome in the cytoplasm
6: rewording something in less technical terminology
7: the act of uniform movement [syn: displacement]