(Trans*lat"or*ship), n. The office or dignity of a translator.
(Trans*lat"o*ry) a. Serving to translate; transferring. [R.] Arbuthnot.
(Trans*lat"ress) n. A woman who translates.
(Trans`la*va"tion) n. [Pref. trans- + L. lavatio, -onis, washing.] A laving or lading from
one vessel to another. [Obs.] Holland.
(Trans*lit"er*ate) v. t. [Pref. trans- + L. litera, littera letter.] To express or represent in
the characters of another alphabet; as, to transliterate Sanskrit words by means of English letters. A. J.
(Trans*lit`er*a"tion) n. The act or product of transliterating, or of expressing words of a
language by means of the characters of another alphabet.
(Trans`lo*ca"tion) n. [Pref. trans- + location.] removal of things from one place to
another; substitution of one thing for another.
There happened certain translocations at the deluge.Woodward.
(Trans*lu"cence Trans*lu"cen*cy) n. The quality or state of being translucent; clearness; partial
transparency. Sir T. Browne.
(Trans*lu"cent) a. [L. translucens, -entis, p. pr. of translucere to shine through; trans
across, through = lucere to shine. See Lucid.]
1. Transmitting rays of light without permitting objects to be distinctly seen; partially transparent.
2. Transparent; clear. [Poetic] "Fountain or fresh current . . . translucent, pure." Milton.
Replenished from the cool, translucent springs.Pope.
Syn. Translucent, Transparent. A thing is translucent when it merely admits the passage of light,
without enabling us to distinguish the color and outline of objects through it; it is transparent when we
can clearly discern objects placed on the other side of it. Glass, water, etc., are transparent; ground
glass is translucent; a translucent style.
(Trans*lu"cent*ly), adv. In a translucent manner.
(Trans*lu"cid) a. [L. translucidus; trans across, through + lucidus lucid: cf. F. translucide.
See Translucent.] Translucent. [R.] Bacon.
(Trans"lu*na*ry) a. [Pref. trans- + L. luna moon.] Being or lying beyond the moon; hence,
ethereal; opposed to sublunary. [Obs.]
Marlowe, bathed in the Thespian springs,Drayton.
Had in him those brave, translunary things
That the first poets
(Trans`ma*rine") a. [L. transmarinus; trans beyond + marinus marine: cf. F. transmarin.
See Marine.] Lying or being beyond the sea. Howell.
(Trans"me*a*ble Trans`me*at"a*ble) a. [L. transmeabilis.] Capable of being passed over
or traversed; passable. [Obs.]
(Trans"me*ate) v. t. [L. transmeatus, p. p. of transmeare to pass across; trans across,
over + meare to go.] To pass over or beyond. [Obs.]