Synonyms of transposition


1. transposition, heterotaxy, abnormality, abnormalcy

usage: any abnormal position of the organs of the body

2. substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch, variation, fluctuation

usage: an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"

3. transposition, mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation

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

4. transposition, calculation, computation, computing

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

5. transposition, rearrangement

usage: (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"

6. transposition, reversal, reordering

usage: the act of reversing the order or place of

7. transposition, playing

usage: (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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