- a transposing or being transposed
- the result of this; something transposed
Origin of transpositionMedieval Latin transpositio from Classical Latin transpositus, past participle of transponere: see trans- and pose
- a. The act or an instance of transposing.b. The state of being transposed.
- Something transposed.
- Genetics Transfer of a segment of DNA to a new position on the same or another chromosome or plasmid.