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- adj. that translates or transfers
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Serving to translate; transferring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Transferring; serving to translate.
- Same as translational.
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The doors allow for both rotatory and translatory motion in one go, and their spinning around the central axis ends up saving on 50% of space — otherwise consumed by the conventional doors as they open up.
But they know its a hassle and a pain in the ass for us to provide translatory services, and so once arrested they never speak a word of english!
(Erweiterung) of the old supposition of the invariance of Newtonian mechanics for a translatory or circular
It was “that blackness” in which the lunar nights are insteeped, which last three hundred and fifty-four hours and a half at each point of the disc, a long night resulting from the equality of the translatory and rotary movements of the moon.
Evidently, in its translatory motion round the moon, it had not passed through any atmosphere, for the specific weight of these different objects would have checked their relative speed.
On this point René Descartes was particularly explicit in his Dioptrique of 1638; even while proposing various models to explain light phenomena, he insisted above all on the corpuscular model, regarding lumen as a swarm of spherical corpuscles endowed with two motions: a very rapid translatory motion and
Now when a substance is in the liquid state, the atoms of that substance have not only a vibratory motion, but have also a translatory motion, so that they can move in and out among one another.
This is proved by the phenomenon of diffusion, where we have the case of two different-coloured liquids, for example, intermingling with each other, which is conclusive evidence of the translatory motion of the atoms in liquids.
Whatever it may be that gives relief to this condensation, the relief itself consists in motion, either translatory or vibratory, of the electrical ether or ethers.
Let the rarest of these ethers be that whose vibrations cause the phenomena of light, -- the next denser that which, either by vibration or translatory motion, causes the electrical phenomena, -- and the most dense of the three that which by its motions, of whatever sort, causes the phenomena of heat.