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  Words related to transposition

Related / Similar Words: reversal, substitution, permutation, replacement, switch, heterotaxy

 

Definition:
  • (music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards;
  • the act of reversing the order or place of;
  • (electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance; "he wrote a textbook on the electrical effects of transposition";
  • (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity form one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign;
  • (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome;
  • an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood";
  • any abnormal position of the organs of the body;

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    Derivational Morphology: transpose, permute, commute, trade, swap, swop, switch, switch over, exchange, interchange, tack, alternate, flip, flip-flop, replace, substitute, sub, stand in, fill in

     

    Anagrams: air transport, transpiration

     

     
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