## permutation

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• Throughout their first eight years these were various permutations of blue and white.
• The result is four possible permutations for each of the twenty-four original units.
• The band members had previously played together in different permutations since the late 1970s.
• The study of groups originally grew out of an understanding of permutation groups.
• That can be continued to get all the characters for both permutations.
• The various orders and names are given for the twenty four permutations.
• For each character position in a message, the machine used a different permutation.
• Industrial metal is most well known in its various European permutations.
• He continues to research into permutation groups and model theory.
• Here, the sum is taken over all different states under permutations p acting on N elements.
• He is not a permutation and combination of old elements, transferred through the parents. Cited from Fantasia of the Unconscious, by D. H. Lawrence
• The following two circular permutations on four letters are considered to be the same.
• There are several advantages to the modern approach over the permutation group approach.
• Permutations occur, in more or less prominent ways, in almost every area of mathematics.
• Both these bases occur in a variety of often highly involved permutations.
• The character of Nancy Drew has gone through many permutations over the years.
• For more on the weak orders, see the article weak order of permutations.
• When k is equal to the size of the set, these are the permutations of the set.
• The first six stages account for all permutations of religion and culture throughout history, as well as levels of personal development.
• Various permutations of these colours have been worn down through the years by all the club's sides.

### Meaning of permutation

• noun The act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements
• noun Complete change in character or condition
the permutations...taking place in the physical world"- Henry Miller
• noun Act of changing the lineal order of objects in a group