Synonyms and Antonyms for transposition

1. transposition (n.)

an event in which one thing is substituted for another

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2. transposition (n.)

any abnormal position of the organs of the body

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3. transposition (n.)

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

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4. transposition (n.)

the act of reversing the order or place of

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5. transposition (n.)

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

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6. transposition (n.)

(electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance

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7. transposition (n.)

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

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