rearrangement

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re·ar·range

 (rē′ə-rānj′)
tr.v. re·ar·ranged, re·ar·rang·ing, re·ar·rang·es
To change the arrangement of.

re′ar·range′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rearrangement - changing an arrangement
juggle, juggling - the act of rearranging things to give a misleading impression
musical chairs - a rearrangement that has no practical effect or significance; "the company is looking for stability after years of musical chairs with directors"; "shareholders don't want the company playing musical chairs with their investment"
reordering - a rearrangement in a different order
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"
arranging, transcription, arrangement - the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music

rearrangement

noun
A change in normal place or position:
Translations
إعادَة تَرْتيب
přeřazenípřeskupení
omrokering
átrendezés
endurskipulagning
preskupenie
yeniden düzenleme

rearrangement

[ˈriːəˈreɪndʒmənt] N [of meeting] → cambio m de fecha/hora; [of furniture] (= act) → cambio m de sitio; (= effect) → nueva disposición f

rearrangement

n (of furniture, system)Umstellung f; (of plans, layout, formation, order, ideas)Änderung f; (of appointment, meeting)Neuabmachung f

rearrangement

[ˌriːəˈreɪndʒmnt] n (see vt) → ridisposizione f, cambiamento

rearrange

(riːəˈreindʒ) verb
to change the position of; to arrange differently. We'll rearrange the chairs.
ˌreaˈrrangement noun
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The first few mornings were mornings of so much bustle and business, devoted to such settlements of accounts, such repeated journeys to and fro between the growlery and all other parts of the house, so many rearrangements of drawers and presses, and such a general new beginning altogether, that I had not a moment's leisure.
As the foreman of a spinning mill, when he has set the hands to work, goes round and notices here a spindle that has stopped or there one that creaks or makes more noise than it should, and hastens to check the machine or set it in proper motion, so Anna Pavlovna moved about her drawing room, approaching now a silent, now a too-noisy group, and by a word or slight rearrangement kept the conversational machine in steady, proper, and regular motion.
I to whom David had been brought for judgment, now found myself being judged by him, and this rearrangement of the pieces seemed so natural that I felt no surprise; I felt only a humble craving to hear him signify that I would do.
And Van Horn, having finished his rearrangement and repair of the explosive-filled drawer under the mate's bunk, climbed up the companion steps, saw the battle, paused, and quietly looked on.
It was, in fact, a very fine work, and one which, as it seems to us, might be put to use to-day, by the aid of a little rearrangement. The exposition, rather long and rather empty, that is to say, according to the rules, was simple; and Gringoire, in the candid sanctuary of his own conscience, admired its clearness.
Long brooding on his failure, continual arrangement and rearrangement of his deserts and rebuffs, had made Sir Francis much of an egoist, and in his retirement his temper became increasingly difficult and exacting.
Everywhere, all over the world, the historian,of the early twentieth century finds the same thing, the flow and rearrangement of human affairs inextricably entangled by the old areas, the old prejudices and a sort of heated irascible stupidity, and everywhere congested nations in inconvenient areas, slopping population and produce into each other, annoying each other with tariffs, and every possible commercial vexation, and threatening each other with navies and armies that grew every year more portentous.
The results indicate there is an increased potential for rearrangements of the gel network to occur.
The reduction would be carried out by means of natural attrition, retraining, job rearrangements and support packages, according to the company.
A 2-pyranone resulting from several rearrangements of the 4-pyranone, was isolated and identified instead [also, X-ray crystal structure on two representative compounds].
Subtelomeric rearrangements are the second leading genetic cause of mental retardation, noted Dr.
TCR gene rearrangement studies were again performed on paraffin-embedded tissue, and dominant monoclonal rearrangements of the TCR [beta] and [gamma] genes were again detected.