Exchange vs Translation - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between exchange and translation
is that exchange
is an act of exchanging or trading while translation
is translation parallel displacement (motion without deformation or rotation).
As a verb exchange
is to trade or barter.
From (etyl) eschaunge, from (etyl) eschaunge, from (etyl) eschange (whence modern French ). Spelling later changed on the basis of ex- in English.
An act of exchanging or trading.
- All in all, it was an even exchange .
A place for conducting trading.
- an exchange of cattle for grain
A telephone exchange.
(telephony, US only? ) The fourth through sixth digits of a ten-digit phone number (the first three before the introduction of area codes).
- The stock exchange is open for trading.
- The 555 exchange is reserved for use by the phone company, which is why it's often used in films.
- NPA-NXX-1234 is standard format, where NPA is the area code and NXX is the exchange .
* 2014 , Ian Black, "
- After an exchange with the manager, we were no wiser.
Courts kept busy as Jordan works to crush support for Isis", The Guardian , 27 November 2014:
(chess) The loss of one piece and associated capture of another
# The loss of a relatively minor piece (typically a bishop or knight) and associated capture of the more advantageous rook
(obsolete) The thing given or received in return; especially, a publication exchanged for another.
- “Why bother with the daily grind when you can go to Mosul, get paid $400 a month, get a wife – and live an Islamic way,” went an exchange between two men overheard by a fellow passenger in a taxi. Rumour has it that a woman whose husband died fighting with Isis now receives a generous widow’s pension from jihadi coffers.
* bet exchange
* bill of exchange
* exchange rate
* foreign exchange
* foreign exchange market
* ion exchange
* ion exchange chromatography
* ion exchange resin
* key exchange
* link exchange
* local exchange carrier
* means of exchange
* medium of exchange
* private branch exchange
* stock exchange
* telephone exchange
From (etyl) eschaungen, from (etyl) eschaungier, eschanger, from the (etyl) verb eschangier, ).
To trade or barter.
To replace with, as a substitute.
- I'll gladly exchange my place for yours.
- I'd like to exchange this shirt for one in a larger size.
- Since his arrest, the mob boss has exchanged a mansion for a jail cell.
* exchange flesh
* exchange vows
* translatioun (obsolete)
(label) The act or (label) an act of translating, in its various senses:
# The conversion of text from one language to another.
# The conversion of something from one form or medium to another.
# (label) A motion or compulsion to motion in a straight line without rotation or other deformation.
# (label) The process whereby a strand of mRNA directs assembly of amino acids into proteins within a ribosome.
# A transfer of motion occurring within a gearbox.
# The conveyance of something from one place to another, especially:
## (label) An ascension to Heaven without death.
## (label) A transfer of a bishop from one diocese to another.
## (label) A transfer of a holy relic from one shrine to another.
## (label) A transfer of a disease from one body part to another.
(label) The product or end result of an act of translating, in its various senses.
* fan translation
* machine translation
* translation studies