nontranslational


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Adj.1.nontranslational - of or relating to movement that is not uniform or not without rotation
translational - of or relating to uniform movement without rotation
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Only the nontranslational symmetry elements are relevant for the shape of a macroscopic crystal and it is therefore useful to summarize these elements in the form of a point group.
The semantics of this middle verb expresses the nontranslational motion effected by some stationary wounded insects or nonflying birds.