displacement displacement  /dɪs ˈpleɪs mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
  2. (n) an event in which something is displaced without rotation
  3. (n) the act of uniform movement
  4. (n) (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound
  5. (n) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one
  6. (n) to move something from its natural environment
  7. (n) act of removing from office or employment

Usage(s):

  1. These days, cylinder deactivation, or variable displacement, is relatively common the 2008 Honda Accord V6 has it, for instance.
  2. Neshat dealt with her sense of displacement by trying to untangle the ideology of Islam through art.
  3. Besides Caqueta, the area generating the most displacement is Nario state, which borders Ecuador.

News

  1. Used Ford Taurus Engines in 3.0 V6 Size Now for Sale Online at EnginesforSale.org

    Used Ford Taurus engines in 3.0 V6 displacement size are now sold at the EnginesforSale.org company online. These Duratec units are part of the preowned Ford inventory now sold to vehicle owners at a price less than standard issue retail pricing. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/used-ford-taurus-engines/taurus-engines-v6/prweb10838613.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. On-Line Monitoring Systems track machine conditions.

    Providing 24/7 monitoring, Multilog IMx Systems detect faults early and integrate automatic recognition to correct existing or impending conditions. Depending on model, units incorporate 16, 32, or 64 analog signal inputs, configurable for variety of sensors to ascertain acceleration, velocity, and displacement. Individual warning and alarm levels controlled by machine speed or load can be set ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Flowmeters offer simplified, effective material flow control.

    TruFlow™ meters enable monitoring and control of material flow during all phases and line speeds of production for nonwovens, book and product assembly, as well as packaging applications. Operating across 10–500 cc/min flow range as well as range of material viscosities and temperatures, positive-displacement meters consistently measures actual material flow rates to provide ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "How Iraq settles in the years to come is going to affect the entire Middle East," said Jolie. "It's in our best interest to address a humanitarian crisis on this scale because displacement can lead to a lot of instability and aggression."
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Angelina Jolie Source: CNN International

  2. "The forced displacement of populations and evidence of the targeted killings of civilians are alarming. In the current climate, the possibility of massacres of civilians cannot be ruled out," Ban said in the report.
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Fox40

  3. "We've overcome the terrorist acts, militant groups, criminal gangs, sectarian killings and displacement," Lt. Gen. Abboud Qanbar, Iraqi commander of the Baghdad security plan, said at a news conference in Baghdad.
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Abboud Gambar Source: Kansas City Star

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