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trans·po·si·tion

 (trăns′pə-zĭsh′ən)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of transposing.
b. The state of being transposed.
2. Something transposed.
3. Genetics Transfer of a segment of DNA to a new position on the same or another chromosome or plasmid.

trans′po·si′tion·al adj.

transposition

(ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃən)
n
1. the act of transposing or the state of being transposed
2. something transposed
ˌtranspoˈsitional, transpositive adj

trans•po•si•tion

(ˌtræns pəˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
1. an act of transposing.
2. the state of being transposed.
3. a transposed form of something.
4. the movement of a gene or set of genes from one DNA site to another.
[1530–40; < Medieval Latin trānspositiō. See trans-, position]
trans`po•si′tion•al, trans•pos′i•tive (-ˈpɒz ɪ tɪv) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transposition - any abnormal position of the organs of the body
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
2.transposition - an event in which one thing is substituted for anothertransposition - 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
3.transposition - (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
chromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation - (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
4.transposition - (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign
calculation, computation, computing - the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
algebra - the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
5.transposition - (electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance; "he wrote a textbook on the electrical effects of transposition"
rearrangement - changing an arrangement
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
6.transposition - the act of reversing the order or place of
reordering - a rearrangement in a different order
7.transposition - (music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards
playing - the act of playing a musical instrument
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

transposition

noun
1. The act of exchanging or substituting:
Informal: swap.
2. The act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite:
Translations
Transposition

transposition

[ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃən] N
1. [of words] → transposición f
2. (Mus) → transporte m
3. (= transfer) → traslado m

transposition

[ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃən] n
(= movement) → transposition f
(= reversal) [digits, letters] → inversion f

transposition

nUmstellung f, → Vertauschung f; (Mus) → Transponierung f

transposition

[ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃn] n (frm) → trasposizione f

trans·po·si·tion

n. transposición.
1. desplazamiento de un órgano o parte a una posición opuesta;
2. cambio genético de un cromosoma a otro que resulta a veces en defectos genéticos.

transposition

n transposición f
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