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 Translation:  A transformation that "slides" each point of a figure the same distance in the same direction.
The outer structures of this building have been translated. They appear to be repeatedly slid up the same distance until you reach the top of the building.

Lloyds Building

The windows on the building below have been translated horizontally to create 4 rows of windows. The windows in each separate row have the same size and shape. Translation occurs when a figure slides a certain distance in any direction. In this case, each window has been repeatedly slid in a horizontal direction.

Building Windows