transposition

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  • Had he lived in our times he would have made the transposition himself. Cited from Phaedrus, by Plato, Trans by Ben. Jowett
  • It is difficult to divine for what possible reason most of these transpositions were made. Cited from Causes of the Corruption of the Holy Gospels, by John Burgon
  • All are thought to be necessary for this complex process of transposition.
  • In either case this difference is just the transposition of two adjacent elements.
  • Here again transposition may take place in either direction. Cited from Laughter, by Henri Bergson
  • The same key can be used for both transpositions, or two different keys can be used.
  • She read from printed notes before she knew their names, and found no trouble in making transpositions at will. Cited from Woman's Work in Music, by Arthur Elson
  • I could not help being struck with this strange transposition of victims. Cited from The Rifle Rangers, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • I neither think the transposition of one editor right, nor the interpretation of the other. Cited from Notes to Shakespeare, Vol. III: The Tragedies, by Samuel Johnson
  • The transposition step can be performed in the middle, as shown here, or at the beginning or end.
  • Transpositions of this kind, as well as of every other, occur most frequently in poetry. Cited from The Grammar of English Grammars, by Goold Brown
  • Transposition is exactly the same thing described in a different language.
  • Many modern block ciphers use more complex forms of transposition related to this simple idea.
  • Let me before going further lay before the reader a few specimens of Transposition. Cited from Causes of the Corruption of the Holy Gospels, by John Burgon
  • Of course, the transposition need not be begun until all the letters are set apart in their proper groups. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Mar 1878, No. 5
  • Of course, the transposition need not be begun until all the letters have been set apart in their proper groups. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, May, 1878, No. 7
  • Vast transpositions have taken place in the coast-line of China. Cited from Atlantis:The Antideluvian World, Ignatius Donnelly
  • A transformation within voice-leading space rather than pitch-class space as in pitch class transposition.
  • Today the transposition in G major (a tone lower) is the most commonly used version.
  • From group theory we know that any permutation may be written as a product of transpositions.
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Meaning of transposition

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