HyperDic: transposition

English > 7 senses of the word transposition:
NOUNstatetransposition, heterotaxyany abnormal position of the organs of the body
eventtransposition, substitution, permutation, replacement, switchan event in which one thing is substituted for another
eventtransposition(genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome
acttransposition(mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign
acttransposition(electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance
acttransposition, reversalthe act of reversing the order or place of
acttransposition(music) playing in a different key from the key intended
English > transposition: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAny abnormal position of the organs of the body.
Synonymheterotaxy
Broaderabnormality, abnormalcyAn abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
English > transposition: 7 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn event in which one thing is substituted for another.
Synonymssubstitution, permutation, replacement, switch
Broadervariation, fluctuationAn instance of change
Spanishpermutación, substitución, sustitución
English > transposition: 7 senses > noun 3, event
Meaning(genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome.
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Broadermutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation(genetics) any event that changes genetic structure
English > transposition: 7 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign.
CategoryalgebraThe mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
Broadercalculation, computation, computingThe procedure of calculating
Verbstransposetransfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality
English > transposition: 7 senses > noun 5, act
Meaning(electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance.
Example"he wrote a textbook on the electrical effects of transposition"
CategoryelectricityA physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
Broaderrearrangementchanging an arrangement
English > transposition: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of reversing the order or place of.
Synonymreversal
BroaderreorderingA rearrangement in a different order
Spanishinversión, transposición
Catalaninversió, transposició
Verbstransposechange the order or arrangement / arrangement of
English > transposition: 7 senses > noun 7, act
Meaning(music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards.
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
BroaderplayingThe act of playing a musical instrument
Verbstransposechange key

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