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  • adj. of, or relating to translating, or to a translation
  • adj. of, or relating to a body in motion
  • adj. of or relating to the transfer of scientific knowledge into practical applications

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or having the character of translation. See translation, 6.

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  • adj. of or relating to uniform movement without rotation


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translation +‎ -al


  • Through the further development of a graduate program in translational Research (MTR) that will provide in depth instruction in the fundamental skills, methodology, and principles necessary for the well trained independent clinical investigator we hope to provide an internal framework for PENN faculty and MDs enrolled in a fellowship program at Penn which will enable them to pursue a career in translational research.

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  • Staying in translational mode and how I wish I could read this in the original but here at last is Irmgard Keun's The Artificial Silk Girl, she who lived for some time in exile with Joseph Roth.

    Das kunstseidene Madchen by Irmgard Keun

  • Drummond and colleagues added a third hypothesis that they called translational robustness.

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  • "We were particularly interested in this group because they're what we call translational researchers.

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  • Scientists call it "translational research" and Laura was its biggest champion.

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  • Medical-products maker Becton Dickinson & Co. stopped hedging its so-called translational exposures—incurred when the company brings foreign currencies back to the U.S. and converts to dollars—starting in October, although it still hedges transactions.

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  • Coast Range and the Puget Sound area, begin as a slower earth movement called a translational slide.

    The Liquid Earth

  • The NIH, which funnels $31 billion per year into medical research, is considering an advisory panel recommendation to create a new center for turning lab advances into practical health solutions for the public, also known as translational medicine.

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  • One of the most significant of these processes is the production of proteins within a cell, the control of which is known as translational control. mTOR integrates information about the cell's nutritional and energy needs, and prompts the cell to manufacture key proteins for cell growth.

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  • For an object of finite size, this kinetic energy is called the translational kinetic energy of the mass to distinguish it from any rotational kinetic energy it might possess - the total kinetic energy of a mass can be expressed as the sum of the translational kinetic energy of its center of mass plus the kinetic energy of rotation about its center of mass.

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