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A transformation consisting of a constant offset with no Rotation or distortion. In $n$-D Euclidean Space, a translation may be specified simply as a Vector giving the offset in each of the $n$ coordinates.

See also Affine Group, Dilation, Euclidean Group, Expansion, Glide, Improper Rotation, Inversion Operation, Mirror Image, Reflection, Rotation


Beyer, W. H. (Ed.) CRC Standard Mathematical Tables, 28th ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, p. 211, 1987.

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