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 (trăns-lā′shən, trănz-)
a. The act or process of translating, especially from one language into another.
b. The state of being translated.
2. A translated version of a text.
3. Physics Motion of a body in which every point of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point of the body.
4. Biology The process by which messenger RNA directs the amino acid sequence of a growing polypeptide during protein synthesis.

trans′la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.


a rare variant of translational
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It was "that blackness" in which the lunar nights are insteeped, which last three hundred and fifty-four hours and a half at each point of the disc, a long night resulting from the equality of the translatory and rotary movements of the moon.
Such a translatory role in fictional women reflects--and likely draws upon--the frustrating self-effacement demanded of real-life women translators of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Unlike the other three muscles of the rotator cuff that produce an inferior translatory component to counteract the pull of the deltoid, the action line of the supraspinatus produces a superior translatory moment (29).
Lai and Mockros [11] calculated the flow field which is generated by a spheroid executing axial translatory oscillations in an infinite, incompressible, viscous fluid.
However, Christianity is a translatory and migratory faith.
The relation of the translatory agonistic tooth movement and changes in tooth inclination may be assessed after the performed extraction of the first permanent molars since the consequences of extraction depend on the individual biological reaction of the tissue and present an individual reaction to the conditions governing this stadium of development [6].
Also included in this section of the exhibition was Joyce's Garden, 1976-77, the architect's attempt to translate the literary construction of Finnegans Wake into a spatial organization through a series of translatory drawings.
A microfluid possesses three gyration vector fields in addition to its classical translatory degrees of freedom.
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a diarthrodial atypical synovial joint that is capable of both rotational and translatory movements.
A foreword describes his contributions as "scholar, teacher, friend," philologist, editor, and translatory.
The laws by which the states ofphysical systems undergo change are not affected, whether these changes of state be referred to the one or the other oftwo systems of co-ordinates in uniform translatory motion.