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displacement

noun

1 displacement

Act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics.

synonym: supplanting.

Roget 140: change, alteration, mutation, permutation, variation, modification, modulation, inflexion, mood, qualification, innovation, metastasis, deviation, turn, ... show more

Roget 185: displacement, elocation, transposition.    ejectment etc. 297; exile etc. (banishment) 893; removal etc. (transference) ... show more

Dutch: waterverplaatsing



2 displacement

An event in which something is displaced without rotation.

synonym: shift.

3 displacement

The act of uniform movement.

synonym: translation.

Roget 270: transfer, transference; translocation, elocation; displacement; metastasis, metathesis; removal; remotion, amotion; relegation; deportation, asportation; ... show more

4 displacement

chemistry A reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound.

synonym: displacement reaction.

5 displacement

psychiatry A defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one.

6 displacement

To move something from its natural environment.

synonym: deracination.

7 displacement

Act of removing from office or employment.

Polish: wysiedlenie


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