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change·o·ver

 (chānj′ō′vər)
n.
A conversion to a different purpose or from one system to another, as in equipment or production techniques.

changeover

(ˈtʃeɪndʒˌəʊvə)
n
1. an alteration or complete reversal from one method, system, or product to another: a changeover to decimal currency.
2. a reversal of a situation, attitude, etc
3. (Athletics (Track & Field)) sport
a. the act of transferring to or being relieved by a team-mate in a relay race, as by handing over a baton, etc
b. Also called: change or takeover the point in a relay race at which the transfer is made
4. (Team Sports, other than specified) sport chiefly Brit the exchange of ends by two teams, esp at half time
vb (adverb)
5. to adopt (a completely different position or attitude): the driver and navigator changed over after four hours.
6. (Team Sports, other than specified) (intr) sport chiefly Brit (of two teams) to exchange ends of a playing field, etc, as after half time

change•o•ver

(ˈtʃeɪndʒˌoʊ vər)

n.
a conversion from one condition, system, or apparatus to another.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.changeover - an event that results in a transformationchangeover - an event that results in a transformation
transformation, transmutation, shift - a qualitative change
glycogenesis - the conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand
isomerisation, isomerization - the conversion of a compound into an isomer of itself
rectification - the conversion of alternating current to direct current

changeover

noun
The process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another:
Translations

changeover

[ˈtʃeɪndʒˌəʊvəʳ] Ncambio m

changeover

[ˈtʃeɪndʒəʊvər] n (to new system)changement m, passage mchange purse n (US)porte-monnaie m inv

changeover

nUmstellung f (→ to auf +acc); (of governments)Regierungswechsel m; (in relay race) → (Stab)wechsel m; (of teams changing ends)Seitenwechsel m

changeover

[ˈtʃeɪndʒˌəʊvəʳ] ncambiamento, passaggio
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Take the case of Frenchman Richard Gasquet, a former top-10 player, who re-grips his racket at changeovers in about the time one would take to peel an orange.
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