# permutation

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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.

## 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]

## 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•ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 permutation - 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 elementsmathematical 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 Millertranslation, 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 groupreordering - a rearrangement in a different order

## permutation

noun an infinite variety of permutations

## 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] →
2. (= variety, combination) →

## permutation

[ˌpɜːrmjʊˈteɪʃən] n

nPermutation f

## permutation

[ˌpɜːmjʊˈteɪʃn] n

## 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.
In general, finding a good viewpoint is less complicated than finding a good data dimensions permutation of Radviz.
In the process, we also enumerate corners in (type B) permutation tableaux and (symmetric) alternative tableaux.
In the security environment, there are two types of instruction, one is the SP-network Substitution Permutation network like AES, PRESENT etc.
Ranking of Multivariate Populations: A Permutation Approach With Applications
The reduction red(q) of q is the permutation in [S.
Using zero order nano-gratings technology and 'mapping' them onto the ultra-thin Fresnel type lenses allows HI to add animation / motion and / or virtual surface relief 3D effects with the DID colour permutation.
Contract notice: Provision, maintenance, installation and annual permutation games.
To clarify, the first member of each given pair is a permutation of the letters which occupy the odd slots of the answer, while the second is a permutation of the letters which fill its even slots.
To qualify for a serious permutation you have to have four or five teams all involved in meaningful matches with an As It Stands table on the screen, a world-renowned expert on away goals in the studio and a commentator making wisecracks about "needing an abacus to keep up with developments".
of Florida-Gainesville) collected material from many sources for his graduate textbook, and emphasizes elements of permutation combinatorics that are not published elsewhere.

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