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dis·place·ment

 (dĭs-plās′mənt)
n.
1.
a. The act of displacing.
b. The condition of having been displaced.
2. Chemistry A reaction in which an atom, radical, ion, or molecule replaces another in a compound.
3. Physics
a. A vector or the magnitude of a vector from the initial position to a subsequent position assumed by a body.
b. The weight or volume of a fluid displaced by a floating body, used especially as a measurement of the weight or bulk of ships.
4. The volume displaced by a single stroke of a piston in an engine or pump.
5. Geology
a. The relative movement between the two sides of a fault.
b. The distance between the two sides of a fault. Also called dislocation.
6. Psychiatry A psychological defense mechanism in which there is an unconscious shift of emotions, affect, or desires from the original object to a more acceptable or immediate substitute.
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displacement

(dɪsˈpleɪsmənt)
n
1. (Chemistry) the act of displacing or the condition of being displaced
2. (Social Welfare) the act of displacing or the condition of being displaced
3. (General Physics) the weight or volume displaced by a floating or submerged body in a fluid
4. chem another name for substitution
5. (Mechanical Engineering) the volume displaced by the piston of a reciprocating pump or engine
6. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal the transferring of emotional feelings from their original object to one that disguises their real nature
7. (Geological Science) geology the distance any point on one side of a fault plane has moved in relation to a corresponding point on the opposite side
8. (Astronomy) astronomy an apparent change in position of a body, such as a star
9. (Mathematics) maths the distance measured in a particular direction from a reference point. Symbol: s
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dis•place•ment

(dɪsˈpleɪs mənt)

n.
1. the act of displacing.
2. the state of being displaced or the amount or degree to which something is displaced.
3.
a. the linear or angular distance in a given direction between a body or point and a reference position.
b. the distance of an oscillating body from its equilibrium position.
4. the volume of the space through which a piston travels during a single stroke in an engine, pump, or the like.
5. the weight or the volume of fluid displaced by a floating or submerged body, as a ship.
6. the offset of rocks caused by movement along a fault.
7. the transfer of an emotion from its original focus to another object, person, or situation.
[1605–15]
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displacement

1. The man who gets angry at the office but is afraid to lose his temper there, may arrive home and let out all that pent-up aggression on the family. In a process known as displacement, he has directed his anger to a handy substitute.
2. Another word for dislocation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.displacement - act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
replacement, replacing - the act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another; "replacing the star will not be easy"
2.displacement - an event in which something is displaced without rotationdisplacement - an event in which something is displaced without rotation
amplitude - (physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave
luxation - displacement or misalignment of a joint or organ
translation - a uniform movement without rotation
3.displacement - the act of uniform movement
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
4.displacement - (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
5.displacement - (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
transference - (psychoanalysis) the process whereby emotions are passed on or displaced from one person to another; during psychoanalysis the displacement of feelings toward others (usually the parents) is onto the analyst
defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense mechanism, defense reaction, defense - (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
6.displacement - to move something from its natural environment
movement - the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
7.displacement - act of removing from office or employment
rejection - the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"
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displacement

noun
1. replacement, substitution, superseding, ousting, usurping, supplanting the displacement of your reason by your emotions
2. dispersal, spread, scattering, distribution, diffusion, dissemination, dissipation the gradual displacement of the American Indian
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displacement

noun
A change in normal place or position:
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Translations
تَغيير مَكان الشَيء، إزاحَه، تَبْديل
nahrazeníodstraněnípřemístění
erstatningfortrængning
elmozdulás
tilfærsla
nahradenie

displacement

[dɪsˈpleɪsmənt] N
1. (Phys) [of liquid, mass] → desplazamiento m
2. (= replacement) → reemplazo m
3. (= removal) → eliminación f; (= dismissal) → destitución f
4. (= forced relocation) → desplazamiento m
5. (Psych) [of energy] → sublimación f
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displacement

[dɪsˈpleɪsmənt] n [people, workers, refugees] → déplacement m
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displacement

n
(= act of moving)Verschiebung f; (of people)Vertreibung f; (Naut, Phys: of air, water) → Verdrängung f; (= volume displaced, Phys) → verdrängte Menge; (Naut) → Verdrängung f
(= replacement)Ablösung f, → Ersatz m
(= distance sth is moved)Verschiebung f; (Geol, of rocks) → Dislokation f

displacement

:
displacement activity
n (Psych) → Ersatzbefriedigung f
displacement ton
n (Naut) → Verdrängungstonne f
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displacement

[dɪsˈpleɪsmənt] n (see vb) → spostamento, rimpiazzo, destituzione f, dislocamento
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displace

(disˈpleis) verb
1. to disarrange or put out of place.
2. to take the place of. The dog had displaced her doll in the little girl's affections.
disˈplacement noun
displaced person
a person forced to leave his own country as a result of war etc.
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dis·place·ment

n. desplazamiento; dislocación; transferencia de una emoción a otra distinta de la inicial;
___ of pelvic bone___ del hueso pélvico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

displacement

n (ortho, psych, etc.) desplazamiento
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References in periodicals archive ?
(10) Traditionally, these x-rays are used to assess fracture displacement, check for an incarcerated intra-articular fracture fragment, and rule out an elbow dislocation or other associated fractures.
Similarly, multiple series have reported on fracture displacement as a significant predictor of nonunion.
Their values determined the damping characteristics that can lead to the rock's maximum fracture displacement. The fastest response of r was observed for underdamped drill-bit motion.
in their retrospective reviews; the definition of fracture displacement is equivocal and the criteria for instability is somewhat arbitrary [5,6].
Kilfoyle [19] described three fracture displacement patterns that can be helpful in determining appropriate treatment.
The primary injury should be appropriately managed, for example, urgent hemostasis for a large blood vessel injury, cold compress for soft tissue contusion, traction reduction for overlapping fracture displacement, and fracture fixation with the use of an appropriate brace, plaster, splint, or external fixator, to lessen the severity of derived injuries.
Indications that we include for "surgical only" treatment were generally: More than 100 % fracture displacement;
The compression tests did not show the sudden drop in load at the fracture displacement as observed during the tension tests.
The distal fracture displacement were reported as either posterolateral or posteromedial and as being either an extension or a flexion-type fracture.
For patients who have experienced violent trauma and have obvious fracture displacement, fever and anterior swelling of the neck or for patients who are highly suspected to have oesophageal fistulas, the cervical CTH or MRI images should be carefully reviewed to determine whether there is an abnormal long T1 or T2 signal at the oesophageal segment near to the fractured vertebral spine.
When adding the hydraulic pressure P along the side of the fracture, the total displacement of the jointed rock mass ([DELTA][u.sub.t]) is equal to the sum of the fracture displacement ([DELTA][u.sub.f]) and the displacement of the rock ([DELTA][u.sub.r]).
The overall complication rate was very high, and the most common complications were fracture displacement, malunion, screw penetration, and humeral head necrosis, especially in patients with treatment of conventional plate and hemiarthroplasty [15, 21].