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[n] the act of uniform movement
[n] the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface"
[n] a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
[n] rewording something in less technical terminology
[n] a uniform movement without rotation
[n] (genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm
[n] (mathematics) a transformation in which the origin the the coordinate system is moved to another position but the direction of each axis remains the same
The process of translating poetry written in one language into another language. This is a notoriously difficult exercise due to the condensed language of poetry, the prevalence of figures of speech and the problem of finding equivalent rhymes.
displacement, interlingual rendition, rendering, transformation, version
alteration, biological process, caption, change of integrity, change of location, crib, displacement, metamorphosis, mistranslation, motion, move, movement, organic process, paraphrase, paraphrasis, permutation, pony, retroversion, revision, shift, subtitle, supertitle, surtitle, transfiguration, transformation, transmogrification, travel, trot, written account, written record