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  • n  any abnormal position of the organs of the body
  • n  an event in which one thing is substituted for another
  • n  (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome
  • n  (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign
  • n  (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
  • n  the act of reversing the order or place of
  • n  (music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards

  • Celine's art consists of a poetic transposition of the effects that spoken language have on the auditor, and not in the transcription of that language itself.
  • The transposition feels natural, underscoring Matura's point that at some deep level all colonial experiences are similar.
  • Like his Rigoletto, Miller's Tosca (first seen last summer in Florence) is a transposition.

  • Antonio Tajani in STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija
    Proper transposition of the first railway package is essential for creating competition in the European railway markets and increasing the competitiveness of railways in relation to other modes of transport,European Transport Commissioner...
  • Christine Lagarde in Bloomberg
    French law from the transposition of this article imposes the strict obligation for the custodian to restitute the assets that were entrusted to it,Lagarde wrote. "This path wasn't followed by all of the member states."
  • Margot Wallström in
    Commenting on the decisions, environment commissioner Margot Wallström said this week: "I am disappointed that Belgium and Spain are now over three years late in completing the transposition of this Directive. I urge them to put the remaining...

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