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Another word for dislocation

  1. A change in normal place or position

      1. The difference between a later position of a thing and its original position
      2. (Psychiatry) A psychological defense mechanism in which there is an unconscious shift of emotions, affect, or desires from the original object to a more acceptable or immediate substitute.
      3. (Physics) A vector or the magnitude of a vector from the initial position to a subsequent position assumed by a body.
      1. Something that disturbs, as a commotion, scuffle, or public tumult.
      2. (Physics) An alteration or displacement of a region of a medium from its equilibrium state.
      3. A variation in normal wind conditions.
      1. (Slang) An action, device, trick, etc. intended to deceive; esp., in sports, a deceptive maneuver or movement
      2. An action taken to achieve an objective; a maneuver:
      3. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving, or a player's turn to move
      1. A tendency or trend:
      2. A series of actions and events taking place over a period of time and working to foster a principle or policy:
      3. An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
      1. (Chemistry) A rearrangement reaction.
      2. (Chem.) A redistribution of atoms or atomic groups within a molecule, forming the molecule of a different substance
      3. The process of rearranging.
      1. A change in direction, as of the wind
      2. (--- Music) A change of the hand position in playing the violin or a similar instrument.
      3. (Physics) A change in wavelength, causing a movement of a spectral band or line.
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Another word for dislocation

  1. Displacement

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  2. Disjointing, especially of a bone