- translate

- to change from one language or representation to another -- " read the word problem below, and try to translate it into an equation " (110) (translate)
- In a tessellation, to translate an object means repeating it by sliding it over a certain distance in a certain direction (cfTranslations, Reflections, and Rotations, Symmetry in Tessellations) (translate)
- genetics: determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA (translate)
- physics: subject to movement in which every part of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point on the body (translate)
- To express the meaning of a word in another language To interpret or express in clearer terms (translate)
- The shifting of a graph horizontally and vertically is called a translation of the graph Thus, if you move the graph of y=2 x2 three units to the right and four units down, you translate the graph by (3,-4) The pair (3,-4) is called the translation vector (translate)
- To move the datum or zero point on a part to a new location (translate)
- to change from written words to a mathematical statement (translate)
- to change one language into another so it can be understood (translate)
- be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way; "poetry often does not translate"; "Tolstoy's novels translate well into English" (translate)
- be equivalent in effect; "the growth in income translates into greater purchasing power" (translate)
- If one thing translates or is translated into another, the second happens or is done as a result of the first. Reforming Warsaw's stagnant economy requires harsh measures that would translate into job losses Your decision must be translated into specific, concrete actions (translate)
- If a name, a word, or an expression translates as something in a different language, that is what it means in that language. His family's Cantonese nickname for him translates as Never Sits Still (translate)
- If something that someone has said or written is translated from one language into another, it is said or written again in the second language. Only a small number of Kadare's books have been translated into English Martin Luther translated the Bible into German The Celtic word `geis' is usually translated as `taboo' The girls waited for Mr Esch to translate. Mr Mani by Yehoshua, translated from Hebrew by Hillel Halkin. + translation trans·la·tion The papers have been sent to Saudi Arabia for translation (translate)
- If you say that a remark, a gesture, or an action translates as something, or that you translate it as something, you decide that this is what its significance is. `I love him' often translates as `He's better than nothing' I translated this as a mad desire to lock up every single person with HIV. see also translation (translate)
- restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U S "; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U N " (translate)
- change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation (translate)
- bring to a certain spiritual state (translate)
- make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?" (translate)
- change something from one language into another
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