Replacement definition

rĭ-plāsmənt
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The act or process of replacing or of being replaced; substitution.
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A replacing or being replaced.
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One that replaces, especially a person assigned to a vacant military position.
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(statistics) The act of returning each item that has been selected in a subset from a group before making another selection.
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(geol.) The process of very gradual solution and simultaneous deposition by which one kind of mineral is substituted for another.
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A person or thing that takes the place of another, esp. of one that has worn out, broken down, etc.
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A person or thing that takes the place of another; a substitute.
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The act of replacing something.
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A member of the armed forces available for assignment to fill a vacancy or complete a quota; reinforcement.
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In crystallography, the replacing of an angle or edge by one face or more.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
replacement
Plural:
replacements

Origin of replacement

  • replace +"Ž -ment

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