Definition of translated_text
1. translate [ v ] restate (words) from one language into another language
Examples: "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"
(Morley Callaghan, A Passion in Rome....)
Carla translated .
The Holy_Father would die soon , she said to Carla , so she could translate for Sam , although he had a brilliant doctor , a man who did not need the assistance of those doctors offered by the great rulers of the world .Synonyms translate interpret render Related Terms repeat retranslate gloss latinize mistranslate interpreter transcriber
2. translate [ v ] change from one form or medium into another
Examples: "Braque translated collage into oil"
(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)
He milks the latest scientific advances , translating them into his own special Buck_Rogers vocabulary to huckster his fake machines as a cure-all for everything from hay_fever to sexual impotence and cancer .
(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)
Only when the collage had been exhaustively translated into oil , and transformed by this translation , did Cubism become an affair of positive color and flat , interlocking silhouettes whose legibility and placement created allusions to , if_not the illusion of , unmistakable three-dimensional identities .Synonyms translate transform Related Terms change prepare metricize diagonalize transformation
3. translate [ v ] make sense of a language
Examples: "She understands French" "Can you read Greek?"
(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
Until we translate this gospel into a language that enlightened men today can understand , we are depriving ourselves of the very resources on which the continued success of our witness most certainly depends .Synonyms understand translate interpret read Related Terms understand
4. translate [ v ] bring to a certain spiritual stateUsed in print:
(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)
If it was , then it must have been God 's intention to translate him at a certain point from time to eternity .
(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
Fosterite bishops , after secret conclave , announced the Church 's second Major_Miracle : Supreme_Bishop_Digby had been translated bodily to Heaven and spot-promoted to Archangel , ranking with-but-after Archangel_Foster .Synonyms translate Related Terms transmit
5. translate [ v ] change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation, in mathematicsUsed in print:
(R. P. Jerrard, "Inscribed squares in plane curves"...)
But **f is just the curve **f translated without rotation through a small arc , for **f is always obtained by rotating C through exactly 90 ` .
There are three possibilities : ( a ) **f remains tangent to C as it is translated ; ( b ) **f moves away from C and does not intersect it at_all for **f ; ( c ) **f cuts_across C and there are two ordinary intersections for every t in **f .Synonyms translate Related Terms move geometry
6. translate [ v ] physics: subject to movement in which every part of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point on the bodySynonyms translate Related Terms move translation
7. translate [ v ] be equivalent in effect
Examples: "the growth in income translates into greater purchasing power"
8. translate [ v ] express, as in simple and less technical langauge
Examples: "Can you translate the instructions in this manual for a layman?" "Is there a need to translate the psychiatrist's remarks?"
9. translate [ v ] genetics: determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNASynonyms translate Related Terms determine translation
10. translate [ v ] be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way
Examples: "poetry often does not translate" "Tolstoy's novels translate well into English"
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