translatory

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

Definition of translatory

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

First Known Use of translatory

1837, in the meaning defined above

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translatory

translatory motion

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“Translatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/translatory. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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translatory

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

Medical Definition of translatory

: of, relating to, involving, or being uniform motion in one direction receptor organs for rotatory and translatory motion in the inner earScientific American

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