transposition

Primary Meanings of transposition

1.
n
the act of reversing the order or place of
2.
n
(music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards
Full Definitions of transposition
1

n the act of reversing the order or place of

Synonyms:
reversal
Type of:
reordering
a rearrangement in a different order

n (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
Type of:
rearrangement
changing an arrangement

n (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign

Type of:
calculation, computation, computing
the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods

n an event in which one thing is substituted for another

Synonyms:
permutation, replacement, substitution, switch
Type of:
fluctuation, variation
an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

n (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome

Type of:
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

n any abnormal position of the organs of the body

Synonyms:
heterotaxy
Type of:
abnormalcy, abnormality
an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
2

n (music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards

Type of:
playing
the act of playing a musical instrument

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