translatory

adjective trans·la·to·ry \ ˈtran(t)s-lə-ˌtȯr-ē , ˈtranz- ; tran(t)s-ˈlā-tə-rē , tranz- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of translatory

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

First Known Use of translatory

1849

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translatory

adjective trans·la·to·ry \ ˈtran(t)s-lə-ˌtōr-ē , ˈtranz- , -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 ear
  • Scientific American

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