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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·lo·ca·tion /ˌdɪs(ˌ)loˈkeʃən, lə-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·lo·ca·tion /ˌdɪs(ˌ)loˈkeʃən, lə-/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·lo·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced.
 2. Geol. The displacement of parts of rocks or portions of strata from the situation which they originally occupied. Slips, faults, and the like, are dislocations.
 3. Surg. The act of dislocating, or putting out of joint; also, the condition of being thus displaced.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
           [syn: disruption]
      2: the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to
         continue; "the social dislocations resulting from
         government policies"; "his warning came after the
         breakdown of talks in London" [syn: breakdown]
      3: a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal
         position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)