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translation

  

      n  
1    something that is or has been translated, esp. a written text  
2    the act of translating or the state of being translated  
3      (Maths)   a transformation in which the origin of a coordinate system is moved to another position so that each axis retains the same direction or, equivalently, a figure or curve is moved so that it retains the same orientation to the axes  
  translational      adj  


loan translation  
      n   the adoption by one language of a phrase or compound word whose components are literal translations of the components of a corresponding phrase or compound in a foreign language  
English ``superman'' from German ``Übermensch.''        (Also called)    calque  
machine translation  
      n   the production of text in one natural language from that in another by means of computer procedures  
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exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
n.
creative translation, translation involving some authoring, like translation of ads
n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine

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