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sub·sti·tu·tion

 (sŭb′stĭ-to͞o′shən, -tyo͞o′-)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of substituting: the substitution of human workers with robots.
b. An instance of this: made several substitutions to the recipe.
2. One that is substituted; a substitute; a replacement: proposed drug therapy as a substitution for surgery.

sub′sti·tu′tion·al, sub′sti·tu′tion·ar′y adj.
sub′sti·tu′tion·al·ly adv.
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substitution

(ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən)
n
1. the act of substituting or state of being substituted
2. something or someone substituted
3. (Mathematics) maths the replacement of a term of an equation by another that is known to have the same value in order to simplify the equation
4. (Mathematics) maths logic
a. the uniform replacement of one expression by another
b. substitution instance an expression so derived from another
5. (Logic) maths logic
a. the uniform replacement of one expression by another
b. substitution instance an expression so derived from another
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.substitution - an event in which one thing is substituted for anothersubstitution - 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.substitution - the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help"
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
replacement, replacing - the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; "replacing the star will not be easy"
subrogation - (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another
weaning, ablactation - the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal
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substitution

noun replacement, exchange, switch, swap, change, interchange last-minute substitutions
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substitution

noun
The act of exchanging or substituting:
Informal: swap.
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Translations
تَبْديل، إبْدال
náhradazáměna
erstatningudskiftning
helyettesítés
skipti
zámena
değiştirimyerine koyma

substitution

[ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən] N
1.sustitución f
a simple substitution of cocoa for chocolateuna simple sustitución de chocolate por cacao
2. (Sport) (= action) → suplencia f, sustitución f; (= person) → suplente mf
to make a substitutionhacer una suplencia or sustitución
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

substitution

[ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən] n
[thing] → substitution f
(SPORT) [player] → remplacement m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

substitution

nErsetzen nt(of X for Y von Y durch X); (Sport) → Austausch m(of X for Y von Y gegen X); (Math) → Substitution f, → Einsetzen nt(of X for Y von X für Y); the substitution of margarine for butterder Gebrauch von Margarine statt Butter; to make a substitution (Sport) → (einen Spieler) auswechseln
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

substitution

[ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃn] n (gen) → sostituzione f; (in school) → supplenza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

substitute

(ˈsabstitjuːt) verb
to put in, or to take, the place of someone or something else. I substituted your name for mine on the list.
noun
a person or thing used or acting instead of another. Guesswork is no substitute for investigation; She is not well enough to play in the tennis match, so we must find a substitute; (also adjective) I was substitute headmaster for a term.
ˌsubstiˈtution noun
the act of substituting, or process of being substituted.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

sub·sti·tu·tion

n. substitución;
___ therapyterapia por ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

substitution

n (psych, etc.) sustitución f
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Similarly, the volume of mutant2 decreases in comparison with the wild type in spite of conservative substitution. However, in epothilone binding site, the conservative substitution does not bring in any change in the volume both in wild and the mutant and the grooves were found to be discontinuous with the maximum volume size of 8 [[Angstrom].sup.3] (Figure 4).
Results: The mutant F270V does not bring in any increase in the binding affinity in comparison with the taxol-wild type due to their conservative substitutions. However, it increases the volume of the active site.

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