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per·mu·ta·tion

 (pûr′myo͝o-tā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The process of altering the order of a given set of objects in a group.
b. The result of such a process; a rearrangement or recombination of elements: permutations of gene order.
c. Mathematics A rearrangement of the elements of a set.
2. A complete change; a transformation: the country's permutation into a modern democracy.

per′mu·ta′tion·al adj.

permutation

(ˌpɜːmjʊˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths
a. an ordered arrangement of the numbers, terms, etc, of a set into specified groups: the permutations of a, b, and c, taken two at a time, are ab, ba, ac, ca, bc, cb.
b. a group formed in this way. The number of permutations of n objects taken r at a time is n!/(nr)!. Symbol: nPr Compare combination6
2. a combination of items made by reordering
3. an alteration; transformation
4. (Gambling, except Cards) a fixed combination for selections of results on football pools. Usually shortened to: perm
[C14: from Latin permūtātiō, from permūtāre to change thoroughly; see mutation]
ˌpermuˈtational adj

per•mu•ta•tion

(ˌpɜr myʊˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of permuting or permutating; alteration; transformation.
2. Math.
a. the act of changing the order of set elements arranged in a particular way, as abc into acb or bac.
b. any of the resulting arrangements. Compare combination (def. 8).
[1325–75; Middle English permutacioun (< Anglo-French, Middle French) < Latin permūtātiō= permūtā(re) to permute + -tiō -tion]
per`mu•ta′tion•al, adj.
per`mu•ta′tion•ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.permutation - an event in which one thing is substituted for anotherpermutation - an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
variation, fluctuation - an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
2.permutation - the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements
mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
3.permutation - complete change in character or condition; "the permutations...taking place in the physical world"- Henry Miller
translation, transformation - the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface"
4.permutation - act of changing the lineal order of objects in a group
reordering - a rearrangement in a different order

permutation

permutation

noun
The process or result of making or becoming different:
Translations
إبْدال، تَبْديل
obměna
kombinationsmulighed
permutáció
umröîun, umbreyting
kombinacijasukeitimas
kombinācijapermutācija
permutácia
devşirimpermitasyon

permutation

[ˌpɜːmjʊˈteɪʃən] N
1. (Math) [of number] → permutación f
2. (= variety, combination) → combinación f

permutation

[ˌpɜːrmjʊˈteɪʃən] npermutation f

permutation

nPermutation f

permutation

[ˌpɜːmjʊˈteɪʃn] npermutazione f

permutation

(pəːmjuˈteiʃən) noun
a particular order in which things are arranged. We can write down these numbers in various permutations.
References in classic literature ?
Meantime, as life wears on, it proves a game of permutation and combination of all possible positions of the parties, to employ all the resources of each and acquaint each with the strength and weakness of the other.
A was undermining B, D was undermining C, and so on in all possible combinations and permutations.
Provision, installation, maintenance and annual permutation games.
f (i + n)), that is, the unique permutation of {1, 2, .
It was found that the (exact) min-wise independent permutations are inefficient (time consuming), and so for the purpose of this research we will use an approximate min-wise independent permutations, such that the probability for any element to be the minimum permutation is approximated by a fraction:
2](x,[xi])) : K x Q [right arrow] K x Q is a right-regular permutation of an f-extension ([?
Keywords Permutation sequence, perfect power, divisibility.
Q HOW many permutations are there to solve a Rubik's Cube?
Nevertheless, he regards these initial results from the space-time permutation scan statistic to be promising enough to warrant much more intensive study.
Specifically, straightforward permutation tests are proposed for measuring the level of concordance among multiple confusion matrices with the same set of targets as well as for evaluating the symmetry of a single confusion matrix.
The situation when Pocket PC antiviruses detect only EICAR file had to end and "This code arose from the dust of Permutation City' Permutation City is a novel by science fiction author Greg Egan.
Fans of this permutation can also purchase 2-in-1 Switchin' Stitch, a $19.