Science / Biology / Translation: The synthesis of protein on a template of messenger RNA; consists of three steps: initiation, elongation, and termination. Making of a polypeptide sequence by translating the genetic code of an mRNA molecule associated with a ribosome.

Other Words for Translation

Translation Verb Synonyms: metamorphosis, change, alteration, transmutation, transfiguration, transformation, transmogrification, transubstantiation, conversion
Translation Noun Synonyms: conversion, paraphrase, interpretation, transcription, transliteration, rendering, rendition, metaphrase, gloss, decipherment, decoding

Foreign Currency Translation

Business / Finance / Foreign Currency Translation: An option that conveys the right (but not the obligation) to buy or sell a specified amount of foreign currency at a specified price within a specified time period. MORE

Translation Exposure

Business / Finance / Translation Exposure: A stage of development when a company begins to mature and its earnings decelerate to the rate of growth of the economy as a whole. Related: Three-phase DDM. MORE

Cumulative Translation Adjustment (CTA) Account

Business / Finance / Cumulative Translation Adjustment (CTA) Account: A function that shows the probability that the random variable will attain a value less than or equal to each value that the random variable can take on. MORE

Translation Of Light

Science / Astrology / Translation Of Light: A term used in horary astrology to describe the activity of a planet that applies in aspect, in turn, to two other planets that are separating from a mutual aspect, thereby translating 'light' or ener MORE

Translational Energy

Entertainment / Bowling / Translational Energy: The energy created by the approach and the armswing toward the focal point. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Ballade: A French verse form consisting most often of three eight-line stanzas having the same rhyme pattern, followed by a four-line envoy. In a typical ballade, the last lines of each stanza and of the envoy MORE