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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.
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1. the act of transposing or the state of being transposed
2. something transposed
ˌtranspoˈsitional, transpositive adj
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
trans•po•si•tion(ˌtræns pəˈzɪʃ ən)
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.
trans`po•si′tion•al, trans•pos′i•tive (-ˈpɒz ɪ tɪv) adj.
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|Noun||1.||transposition - any abnormal position of the organs of the body|
|2.||transposition - an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"|
|3.||transposition - (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome|
|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
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1. The act of exchanging or substituting:
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. [of words] → transposición f
2. (Mus) → transporte m
3. (= transfer) → traslado m
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
(= movement) → transposition f
(= reversal) [digits, letters] → inversion f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
transposition[ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃ/ən] n (frm) → trasposizione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
transpositionn transposición f
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.