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Commute, commutation or commutative may refer to:
  • Commuting
    Commuting is regular travel between one's place of residence and place of work or full time study. It sometimes refers to any regular or often repeated traveling between locations when not work related.- History :...

    , the process of travelling between a place of residence and a place of work
  • Commutative property, a property of a mathematical operation
  • Commutation of sentence
    Commutation of sentence
    Commutation of sentence involves the reduction of legal penalties, especially in terms of imprisonment. Unlike a pardon, a commutation does not nullify the conviction and is often conditional. Clemency is a similar term, meaning the lessening of the penalty of the crime without forgiving the crime...

    , a reduction in severity of punishment
  • Commutation (neurophysiology), how certain neural circuits in the brain exhibit noncommutativity
  • Tonggeun
    The Tonggeun is a class of short-run commuter trains operated by Korail, the national railroad of South Korea. On timetables, the name is always translated as "Commuter." They typically operate once or twice daily in each direction, along a few tens of kilometers of track...

    , a class of train in Korea which translates to "Commuter"
  • Commutation, a synonym for switching
    Packet switching
    Packet switching is a digital networking communications method that groups all transmitted data – regardless of content, type, or structure – into suitably sized blocks, called packets. Packet switching features delivery of variable-bit-rate data streams over a shared network...

     in computer networking and telecommunications
  • Commutation, the action of applying currents or voltages to the proper electrical motor phases so as to produce optimum motor torque at a motor's shaft. See Commutator (electric)
    Commutator (electric)
    A commutator is a rotary electrical switch in certain types of electric motors or electrical generators that periodically reverses the current direction between the rotor and the external circuit. In a motor, it applies power to the best location on the rotor, and in a generator, picks off power...

  • Commutation, where a member of a pension
    In general, a pension is an arrangement to provide people with an income when they are no longer earning a regular income from employment. Pensions should not be confused with severance pay; the former is paid in regular installments, while the latter is paid in one lump sum.The terms retirement...

    scheme gives up part or their entire pension in exchange for an immediate lump sum payment. It is also known as a cash option.