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Transpose

Transpose

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noun


(1)   A matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix

verb


(2)   Cause to change places
"Interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"
(3)   Change the order or arrangement of
"Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"
(4)   Change key
"Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"
(5)   Move from one side of an equation to the other side without a change in value
"These operators commute with each other"
(6)   Transfer from one place or period to another
"The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"
(7)   Put (a piece of music) into another key
(8)   Transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality
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Etymology


From , from perfect passive participle transpositus, from transponere, to put across, from trans, across, and ponere, to put

Verb



  1. To reverse or change the order of (two or more things); to swap or interchange.
  2. To rewrite or perform (a piece) in another key
  3. To move (a term) from one side of an algebraic equation to the other, reversing the sign of the term.

Synonyms


Noun



  1. The matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of another.