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trans·po·si·tion

 (trăns′pə-zĭsh′ən)
n.
1.
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.

trans′po·si′tion·al adj.
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transposition

(ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃən)
n
1. the act of transposing or the state of being transposed
2. something transposed
ˌtranspoˈsitional, transpositive adj
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trans•po•si•tion

(ˌtræns pəˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
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.
[1530–40; < Medieval Latin trānspositiō. See trans-, position]
trans`po•si′tion•al, trans•pos′i•tive (-ˈpɒz ɪ tɪv) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transposition - any abnormal position of the organs of the body
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
2.transposition - an event in which one thing is substituted for anothertransposition - 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
3.transposition - (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
chromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation - (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
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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transposition

noun
1. The act of exchanging or substituting:
Informal: swap.
2. The act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite:
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Transposition

transposition

[ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃən] N
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

transposition

[ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃən] n
(= movement) → transposition f
(= reversal) [digits, letters] → inversion f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

transposition

nUmstellung f, → Vertauschung f; (Mus) → Transponierung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

transposition

[ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃn] n (frm) → trasposizione f
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trans·po·si·tion

n. transposición.
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

transposition

n transposición f
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