Transcribe vs Translation - What's the difference?

transcribe | translation |


As a verb transcribe

is to convert a representation of language, typically speech but also sign language, etc, to another representation the term now usually implies the conversion of speech to text by a human transcriptionist with the assistance of a computer for word processing and sometimes also for speech recognition, the process of a computer interpreting speech and converting it to text.

As a noun translation is

translation parallel displacement (motion without deformation or rotation).

transcribe

English

(Transcription)

Verb

(transcrib)
  • To convert a representation of language, typically speech but also sign language, etc., to another representation. The term now usually implies the conversion of speech to text by a human transcriptionist with the assistance of a computer for word processing and sometimes also for speech recognition, the process of a computer interpreting speech and converting it to text.
  • (dictation) To make such a conversion from live or recorded speech to text.
  • The doctor made several recordings today which she will transcribe into medical reports tomorrow.
  • (computing) To transfer data from one recording medium to another.
  • (music) To adapt a composition for a voice or instrument other than the original; to notate live or recorded music.
  • (biochemistry) To cause DNA to undergo transcription.
  • (linguistics) To represent speech by phonetic symbols.
  • Derived terms

    * transcriber

    References

    * * English transitive verbs ----

    translation

    English

    Alternative forms

    * translatioun (obsolete) * (abbreviations)

    Noun

  • (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.
  • Derived terms

    * fan translation * machine translation * translationless * translation studies

    See also

    * interpretation ----