from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of transpose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, the act or process of changing a piece or passage from one tonality to another; transposition.
- n. In electricity, the shifting, with reference to each other, of line-wires so as to reduce inductive action. See transposition, 7.
- Serving to transpose; effecting transposition.
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I think I will get one, particularly now because I'm curious to see how Douglas dealt with transposing from the Latin!
Question: "What do you call transposing initials, Ed?
It was John Milius who first came up with the idea of transposing Joseph Conrad's Heart of
I would also maybe consider "transposing" the whole thing and asking in each row about a specific area of responsibility with institutions in columns.
Some families of instruments are called "transposing" instruments because they are written in one key but actually sound in another.
President Nicolas Sarkozy met with religious leaders and reiterated the need to avoid "transposing" onto French soil a foreign conflict the country has been working to ease, his office said.
Mistakes by data entry clerks such as transposing the first name / last name or the numbers on a voter's street address or social security number, leaving out a hyphen in a name, a typo on the name of the street or the zip code, differences in the various databases used, and leaving off a "Sr." or "Jr." can all cause a "no match" and thus a "no vote."
It's sort of like reading a transposing score that changes every line ...
And all it would take to destroy the effectiveness of all those 1099s is a certain number of people “accidentally” transposing EID digits on some of the 1099s they file.
It was John Milius who first came up with the idea of transposing Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness to a Vietnam war setting.