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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.
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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
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change•o•ver

(ˈtʃeɪndʒˌoʊ vər)

n.
a conversion from one condition, system, or apparatus to another.
[1905–10]
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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
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changeover

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

changeover

[ˈtʃeɪndʒˌəʊvəʳ] Ncambio m
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changeover

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

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

[ˈtʃeɪndʒˌəʊvəʳ] ncambiamento, passaggio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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No adjustments are required for product changeovers."
The amount of changeovers, and thus the amount of product variety, is logically limited by the amount of time spent and the obstacles faced with each changeover.
Optel Dynamic Production Scheduling software is said to eliminate unnecessary changeovers, reduce changeover times, and minimize WIP and inventory levels.
A twin-chamber system from Novatec enables a quick switch from one resin or color to another for job changeovers without incurring the usual downtime for cleanout and change of resin source points, the company says.
Extrusion changeovers can occur many times per shift.
Everyone wants no-tool changeovers for packaging machinery - but there are different ways of accomplishing them.
In the past, stacked tooling systems had been developed to enable quick changeovers. But with stacked tooling, only the three to five tools mounted were available without a complete and time-consuming changeover.
Due to the many factors involved, these obstacles limited the number of changeovers and different types of parts that could be run on a machine.
There are several key considerations when designing a food manufacturing facility to enable quick equipment changeovers.
Moreover, with the systems standard servomotor technology, changeovers are accurate and foolproof, with no tools required.
The Multiflow Cascade extrusion die is said to have drastically reduced costs for material changeovers. A plastic colorants processor claims the Multiflow Cascade is the best extrusion die they have ever used, and that previous to purchasing the Multiflow die, it required 1,500 pounds or more of prime virgin polyethylene resin to flush out the die during color changeovers.