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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.

trans′po·si′tion·al adj.
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43) '"More Russian Than a Dane': The Usefulness of Hamlet in Russia," in Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics, ed.
The types Bauer posits, on the basis of data from about fifty typologically diverse languages, are bahuvrihi, exocentric synthetic, transpositional exocentric, exocentric co-compounds and metaphorical exocentric compounds.
However, Badiou's objective is not simply to assert the fundamental disjunction of the sexes, but also to locate the site of a transpositional truth that does not fall within the two positions--that is, a "truth" that is not limited to being exclusively located within the masculine or feminine positions.
Aymara is an agglutinative suffix-only language with a rich morphology, he says, and like other varieties, Muylaq' Aymara has four types of suffixes: nominal, verbal, transpositional, and suffixes not subcategorized for lexical category.
In 1946, Alexander Aleksandrovich Limberg* (1894-1974), a Soviet military surgeon and dentist, performed reconstructions of defects using diamond-shaped transpositional flap, as well as numerous maxillofacial surgeries.
We hypothesised that there is no difference between excision with direct primary closure and local transpositional Modified Limberg's flap closure in the treatment of sacrococcygeal pilonidal disease as regards to post-operative complications.
Rather than developing rigorous analytical criteria based on, to name a few, interval cycles, transpositional and inversional symmetry, and referential collections, along with their subset structures, in order to dig more deeply into how Messiaen's modal and non-modal harmonies work, Dingle writes about triadic post-tonality in vague terms and offers, in the final analysis, trivial observations about the composer's harmonic practice.
The transpositional poem, sonnet or elegy, was to be a compte rendu of a picture or other work of art in which the poet-art critic, after a rapid but colorful evocation of the art object's plastic qualities, explicated its meaning in vivid and poetic terms.
Phylogeny and transpositional activity of Ty1- copia group retrotransposons in cereal genomes.
In this way, we can see that meaning, in Dante's text, is in large part dependent on these transpositional rhetorical devices: if Giovanna comes first and is associated with Giovanni, who also comes first, and if we recognize the husband in the wife, Giovanna as woman of Giovanni sheds light on the other relationship: that between Beatrice and the narrator or author.
12) The speaker articulates the possibility of this transpositional move, however, with an awareness of its potential limitations, marked by the skeptical "[v]ielleicht.
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