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Decipher vs. Translation

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Decipherverb

(transitive) To decode or decrypt a code or cipher to plain text.

Translationnoun

The act of translating, in its various senses:

Decipherverb

(transitive) To read text that is almost illegible or obscure.

Translationnoun

The conversion of text from one language to another.

Decipherverb

(transitive) To find a solution to a problem.

Translationnoun

(translation studies) The discipline or study of translating written language (as opposed to interpretation, which concerns itself with spoken language).

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Deciphernoun

A decipherment; a decoding.

Translationnoun

The conversion of something from one form or medium to another.

Decipherverb

To translate from secret characters or ciphers into intelligible terms; as, to decipher a letter written in secret characters.

Translationnoun

A motion or compulsion to motion in a straight line without rotation or other deformation.

Decipherverb

To find out, so as to be able to make known the meaning of; to make out or read, as words badly written or partly obliterated; to detect; to reveal; to unfold.

Translationnoun

(mathematics) A relation between two mathematical figures such as a straight line where the coordinates of each point in one figure is a constant added to the coordinates of a corresponding point in the other figure.

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Decipherverb

To stamp; to detect; to discover.

‘You are both deciphered, . . . For villains.’;

Translationnoun

(genetics) The process whereby a strand of mRNA directs assembly of amino acids into proteins within a ribosome.

Decipherverb

convert code into ordinary language

Translationnoun

(physics) A transfer of motion occurring within a gearbox.

Decipherverb

read with difficulty;

‘Can you decipher this letter?’; ‘The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs’;

Translationnoun

The automatic retransmission of a telegraph message.

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Translationnoun

The conveyance of something from one place to another, especially:

Translationnoun

(countable) The product or end result of an act of translating, in its various senses.

Translationnoun

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.

Translationnoun

The act of rendering into another language; interpretation; as, the translation of idioms is difficult.

Translationnoun

That which is obtained by translating something a version; as, a translation of the Scriptures.

Translationnoun

A transfer of meaning in a word or phrase, a metaphor; a tralation.

Translationnoun

Transfer of meaning by association; association of ideas.

Translationnoun

Motion in which all the points of the moving body have at any instant the same velocity and direction of motion; - opposed to rotation.

Translationnoun

a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language

Translationnoun

a uniform movement without rotation

Translationnoun

the act of changing in form or shape or appearance;

‘a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface’;

Translationnoun

(mathematics) a transformation in which the origin of the coordinate system is moved to another position but the direction of each axis remains the same

Translationnoun

(genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm

Translationnoun

rewording something in less technical terminology

Translationnoun

the act of uniform movement

Translation

Translation is the communication of the meaning of a source-language text by means of an equivalent target-language text. The English language draws a terminological distinction (which does not exist in every language) between translating (a written text) and interpreting (oral or signed communication between users of different languages); under this distinction, translation can begin only after the appearance of writing within a language community.

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