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adjective trans·la·to·ry \ˈtran(t)s-lə-ˌtȯr-ē, ˈtranz-; tran(t)s-ˈlā-tə-rē, tranz-\

Definition of translatory

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving uniform motion in one direction

1849

First Known Use of translatory

1849


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translatory

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adjective trans·la·to·ry \ˈtran(t)s-lə-ˌtōr-ē, ˈtranz-, -ˌtȯr-; tran(t)s-ˈlāt-ə-rē, tranz-\

Medical Definition of translatory

  1. :  of, relating to, involving, or being uniform motion in one direction <receptor organs for rotatory and translatory motion in the inner ear—Scientific American>


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