Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A conversion to a different purpose or from one system to another, as in equipment or production techniques.

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  • n. A conversion or transition from one thing to another

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an event that results in a transformation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
  • v. make a shift in or exchange of
  • n. an event that results in a transformation

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Examples

  • As drug costs continue to rise, the changeover is accelerating.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • "Around 7pm is what we call changeover time," he explained.

    HX News and Sport

  • As interesting as it will be to monitor the developments of those players, the immediate changeover is even more intriguing as Gundy hands over the offense to Holgorsen, whose offense resembles the pass-happy attack Mike Leach ran at Texas Tech. Holgorsen even learned under Leach.

    Oklahoma State - Team Notes

  • Update: Mark sez, I happen to be an IT manager for a philharmonic orchestra in Indiana and the changeover is going to cause massive problems for anyone who uses outlook as a calendar.

    Boing Boing: March 26, 2006 - April 1, 2006 Archives

  • The Kings couldn't start it any earlier because of the changeover from the Clippers game against the Memphis Grizzlies. ...

    USATODAY.com - Hockey - Phoenix vs. Los Angeles

  • My vote for the archvillain of the changeover is Don Simpson, the auteur of Flashdance, Top Gun, and other Go For It movies for dimwits.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • Such changeover is an indication that rides are available, as long as drivers are willing to wait.

    USATODAY.com - Less could mean more

  • But interestingly, in this pontificate in Italy they had a changeover from the Italian lira to the euro, and so we were told yesterday they will be putting in bronze and silver medals from the pontificate instead of the coins.

    CNN Transcript Apr 6, 2005

  • For the name changeover, initially, the the organic search results would name "domainname1" and then when a user clicked, they would be redirected to "domainname2".

    WebProWorld Discussion Forum - Full Feed

  • O'BRIEN: But don't you think maybe a little more of a changeover might be a good idea?

    CNN Transcript Mar 29, 2006

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