A transformation consisting of a constant offset with no rotation or distortion. In n-dimensional Euclidean space, a translation may be specified simply as a vector giving the offset in each of the n coordinates.

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Affine Group, Affine Transformation, Dilation, Euclidean Group, Expansion, Glide, Improper Rotation, Inversion Operation, Mirror Image, Reflection, Rotation, Translate Explore this topic in the MathWorld classroom

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Addington, S. "The Four Types of Symmetry in the Plane.", W. H. (Ed.). CRC Standard Mathematical Tables, 28th ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, p. 211, 1987.Coxeter, H. S. M. and Greitzer, S. L. "Translation." §4.1 in Geometry Revisited. Washington, DC: Math. Assoc. Amer., pp. 81-82, 1967.

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