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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.

[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

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