Synonyms and Antonyms for transposition

1. transposition (n.)

an event in which one thing is substituted for another


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


4. transposition (n.)

the act of reversing the order or place of


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


6. transposition (n.)

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


7. transposition (n.)

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