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

 trans·po·si·tion /ˌtræn(t)spəˈzɪʃən/

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

 trans·po·si·tion /ˌtræn(t)spəˈzɪʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·po·si·tion n.  The act of transposing, or the state of being transposed. Specifically: --
 (a) Alg. The bringing of any term of an equation from one side over to the other without destroying the equation.
 (b) Gram. A change of the natural order of words in a sentence; as, the Latin and Greek languages admit transposition, without inconvenience, to a much greater extent than the English.
 (c) Mus. A change of a composition into another key.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any abnormal position of the organs of the body [syn: heterotaxy]
      2: an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the
         replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
         [syn: substitution, permutation, replacement, switch]
      3: (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment
         is transfered to a new position on the same or another
      4: (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity form one side of an
         equation to the other along with a change of sign
      5: (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: the act of reversing the order or place of [syn: reversal]
      7: (music) playing in a different key from the key intended;
         moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards