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Decipher

To read or interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter).
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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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Decipher

To convert from a code or cipher to plaintext; decode.
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Translation

The act or process of translating, especially from one language into another.
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Decipher

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

The state of being translated.
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Decipher

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

A translated version of a text.
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Decipher

(transitive) To make sense of a complex situation.
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Translation

(Physics) Motion of a body in which every point of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point of the body.
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Decipher

(transitive) To find a solution to a problem.
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Translation

(Biology) The process by which messenger RNA directs the amino acid sequence of a growing polypeptide during protein synthesis.
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Decipher

A decipherment; a decoding.
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Translation

The act of translating, in its various senses:
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Decipher

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

The conversion of text from one language to another.
This old text needs translation into modern English before it is published.
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Decipher

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.
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Translation

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

To stamp; to detect; to discover.
You are both deciphered, . . . For villains.
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Translation

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

Convert code into ordinary language
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Translation

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

Read with difficulty;
Can you decipher this letter?
The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs
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Translation

(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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Translation

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

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

The automatic retransmission of a telegraph message.
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Translation

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

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

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.
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Translation

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

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

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

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

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

A uniform movement without rotation
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Translation

The act of changing in form or shape or appearance;
A photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface
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Translation

(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
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Translation

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

Rewording something in less technical terminology
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Translation

The act of uniform movement
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