HyperDic: displacement

English > 7 senses of the word displacement:
NOUNactdisplacement, supplantingact of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
eventdisplacement, shiftan event in which something is displaced without rotation
actdisplacement, translationthe act of uniform movement
processdisplacement, displacement reaction(chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound
processdisplacement(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one
actdisplacement, deracinationto move something from its natural environment
actdisplacementact of removing from office or employment / employment
displacement > pronunciation
Soundsdihspley'smahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > displacement: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAct of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics.
Synonymsupplanting
Broaderreplacement, replacingThe act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another
Spanishsuplantación
Catalansuplantació
English > displacement: 7 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn event in which something is displaced without rotation.
Synonymshift
Narroweramplitude(physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave
luxationdisplacement or misalignment of a joint or organ
BroadertranslationA uniform movement without rotation
Spanishdesplazamiento
English > displacement: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of uniform movement.
Synonymtranslation
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishdesplazamiento
Catalandesplaçament
English > displacement: 7 senses > noun 4, process
Meaning(chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound.
Synonymdisplacement reaction
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderchemical reaction, reaction(chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
English > displacement: 7 senses > noun 5, process
Meaning(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one.
Categorypsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Narrowertransference(psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on or displaced from one person to another
Broaderdefense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defence(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
English > displacement: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningTo move something from its natural environment.
Synonymderacination
BroadermovementThe act of changing the location of something
English > displacement: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningAct of removing from office or employment / employment.
BroaderrejectionThe act of rejecting something
Spanishdestitución
Catalandestitució

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