Trans*la"tion(?), n. [F. translation, L. translatio a transferring, translation, version. See Translate, and cf. Tralation.] 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.
(Rhet.) A transfer of meaning in a word or phrase, a metaphor; a tralation.
(Metaph.) Transfer of meaning by association; association of ideas.
(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.
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