Displacement Definition

dĭs-plāsmənt
displacements
noun
displacements
A displacing or being displaced.
Webster's New World
The condition of having been displaced.
American Heritage Medicine
A reaction in which an atom, radical, ion, or molecule replaces another in a compound.
American Heritage
The weight or volume of a fluid displaced by a floating object; specif., the weight of water, in long tons, displaced by a ship.
Webster's New World
The difference between a later position of a thing and its original position.
Webster's New World
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other
The distance between the two sides of a fault.
American Heritage Science

Other Word Forms of Displacement

Noun

Singular:
displacement
Plural:
displacements

Origin of Displacement

  • From French déplacement.

    From Wiktionary

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