Definitions

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  • n. The act of trajecting; a throwing or casting through or across; also, emission.
  • n. transposition

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of trajecting; a throwing or casting through or across; also, emission.
  • n. Transposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of trajecting; a casting or darting through or across; a crossing; a passage.
  • n. In grammar and rhetoric, transposition: same as hyperbaton .

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Examples

  • It is true there is here a tacit transition, and a trajection of the words in verse 24, which is not very usual; but neither the one nor the other seems to be without some reason for it.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • The watch-wher, its snarl turning into an anguished cry of alarm, executed an incredible maneuver in mid-air, turning aside from its trajection.

    DragonFlight

  • All this caused Newton to suspect that the rays, after their trajection through the prism, moved in curved rather than in straight lines, thus tending to be cast upon the wall at different places according to the amount of this curve.

    A History of Science: in Five Volumes. Volume II: The Beginnings of Modern Science

  • This gives a good sense, but supposes an unnatural trajection of the words.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • By density, I mean not the density in respect of gravity (with which the refractions or transparency of _mediums_ hold no proportion) but in respect onely to the _trajection_ of the Rays of light, in which respect they only differ in this; that the one propagates the pulse more easily and weakly, the other more slowly, but more strongly.

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

  • The next thing we are to consider, is the way or manner of the _trajection_ of this motion through the interpos'd pellucid body to the eye: And here it will be easily granted,

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

  • We know that when we provide default management services there, we are able to mitigate losses, so there's a downward trajection that's likely.

    Retail Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • Climate change similarly is governed by a non-linear trajection.

    Dissident Voice

  • Those that know me but superficially think less of me than I do of myself; those of my near acquaintance think more; God who truly knows me, knows that I am nothing: for he only beholds me, and all the world, who looks not on us through a derived ray, or a trajection of a sensible species, but beholds the substance without the help of accidents, and the forms of things, as we their operations.

    Religio Medici

  • Those that know me but superficially, think less of me than I do of my self; those of my neer acquaintance think more; God, Who truly knows me, knows that I am nothing; for He only beholds me and all the world, Who looks not on us through a derived ray, or a trajection [153] of a sensible species, but beholds the substance without the helps of accidents, and the forms of things as we their operations.

    Religio Medici

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