replacement: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ri-plās'munt), [key]
- the act of replacing.
- a person or thing that replaces another: summer replacements for vacationing staff; a replacement for a broken dish.
- a sailor, soldier, or airman assigned to fill a vacancy in a military unit.
- Also calledthe process of practically simultaneous removal and deposition by which a new mineral grows in the body of an old one.
- replacement (Thesaurus)