|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|translate (trænsˈleɪt, trænz-)|
|1.||to express or be capable of being expressed in another language or dialect: he translated Shakespeare into Afrikaans; his books translate well|
|2.||(intr) to act as translator|
|3.||(tr) to express or explain in simple or less technical language|
|4.||(tr) to interpret or infer the significance of (gestures, symbols, etc)|
|5.||(tr) to transform or convert: to translate hope into reality|
|6.||(tr; usually passive) biochem See also transcribe to transform the molecular structure of (messenger RNA) into a polypeptide chain by means of the information stored in the genetic code|
|7.||to move or carry from one place or position to another|
|a. to transfer (a cleric) from one ecclesiastical office to another|
|b. to transfer (a see) from one place to another|
|9.||(tr) RC Church to transfer (the body or the relics of a saint) from one resting place to another|
|10.||(tr) theol to transfer (a person) from one place or plane of existence to another, as from earth to heaven|
|11.||maths, physics to move (a figure or body) laterally, without rotation, dilation, or angular displacement|
|12.||(intr) (of an aircraft, missile, etc) to fly or move from one position to another|
|13.||archaic (tr) to bring to a state of spiritual or emotional ecstasy|
|[C13: from Latin translātus transferred, carried over, from transferre to |
translate trans·late (trāns-lāt', trānz-, trāns'lāt', trānz'-)
v. trans·lat·ed, trans·lat·ing, trans·lates
To render in another language.
To put into simpler terms; explain or interpret.
To subject mRNA to translation.