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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of permute.
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Consequently, using the quantum version of the Toffoli gate (which by definition permutes the computational basis states similarly to the classical Toffoli gate) one can simulate, although rather tediously, irreversible classical logic gates with quantum reversible ones.
But Lauridsen's genius, really, is in the way he layers, repeats, and permutes his melodic figures, one on top of another, to create a sense of refraction and continuance.
A permutation permutes the dimensions of an xrefable object:
The P-layer permutes the resulting bits, adding confusion or in Feistel's terms helping to ensure avalanche.
Thanks to Stephen Burt for introducing us to the work of Michael D. Smith, a gifted talent, who definitely needs to publish his book of anagrams as soon as he can — and in fact he may want to consider sending a manuscript to BookThug, the publisher of If Language by Greg Betts, the Canadian poet who permutes all the letters in a scholarly paragraph by Steve McCaffery, doing so 56 times in order to generate a set of radically different messages.