Displacement

sailing through the water

displacement

1. the weight of a fluid (such as water) displaced by a freely floating or submerged body (such as an offshore drilling rig). if the body floats, the displacement equals the weigh of the body. 2. replacement of one fluid by another in the pore space of a reservoir. For example, oil may be displaced by water.

Displacement

In dispersal unit transport, the process by which the unit is actually moved from the point of formation to the point of landing; the middle process of the dispersal act consisting of takeoff, flight and landing, or liberation, displacement and deposition.

Displacement

[linguistics] In linguistics, displacement is the capability of language to communicate about things that are not immediately present (spatially or temporally); i.e., things that are either not here or are not here now. In 1960, Charles F. Hockett proposed displacement as one of 13 design features of language that distinguish human language...
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Displacement

Displacement is the size of a ship as measured by the actual weight of water which it displaces when afloat. When a ship is launched, part of the ship's hull is in the water, partly submerged. This part of the ship dislodges or displaces a quantity of water, the weight of which water is used as a relative measurement of the size of the ship, known ...
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Displacement

[psiology, parapsychology, psychical science] ...
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Displacement

[ship] A ship`s displacement or displacement tonnage, a term usually applied only to naval vessels, is the weight of the water that a ship displaces when it is floating. The term is defined ordinarily such that the ship`s fuel tanks are full and all stores are aboard. Another way of thinking about displacement is the weight of the water tha...
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Displacement

Responses on a psi test that correspond systematically to targets other than the intended one (e.g., those before or after).
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Displacement

Responses on a psi test that correspond systematically to targets other than the intended one (e.g., those before or after).
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Displacement

of a tooth refers to its movement within the confines of the tooth socket. A tooth can be displaced more easily when forced in a lateral direction than when forced into the socket. Continual or frequent displacement of a tooth may lead to it repositioning itself in the socket.
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Displacement

The transferring of ideas or emotions from their true source to another object.
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displacement

[n] - (chemistry) a chemical reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound 2. [n] - (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one 3. [n] - to move something from its natural environment 4. [n] - act ...
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Displacement

Weight of water a craft displaces when afloat.
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Displacement

Displacement is a vector quantity that specifies the change of position of a body or particle and is usually measured from the mean position or position of rest. In general, it can be represented as a rotating vector or a translation vector, or both. Displacements can either be absolute (i.e. relative to fixed axes) or relative (e.g. a shaft relati...
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displacement

displacement reaction; replacement reaction; replacement. A reaction in which a fragment of one reactant is replaced by another reactant (or by a fragent of another reactant). Displacement reactions have the same number of products as reactants, and are described by equations of the form A + BC AB + C (single displacement) or AB + CD AC + BD (dou...
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displacement

Displacement is distance moved in a particular direction. Its unit is m.
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Displacement

turning or ducking to remove the target area from its normal position, resulting in the non-valid target being substituted for the valid target
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Displacement

moving the target to avoid an attack; dodging
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Displacement

The measured distance traveled by a point from its position at rest. Peak to peak displacement is the total measured movement of a vibrating point between its positive and negative extremes. Measurement units expressed as inches or millinches.
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Displacement

Dis·place'ment noun [ Confer French déplacement .] 1. The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place. « Unnecessary displacement of funds.» A. Hamilton. « The displacement of the sun by parallax.» Whew...
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displacement

1. The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place. The quantity of anything, as water, displaced by a floating body, as by a ship, the weight of the displaced liquid being equal to that of the displacing body. ... 2. <psychology> The process by which an emotional or behavioural response that is appropriate for ...
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displacement

noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one
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displacement

noun (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound
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displacement

(dis-plās´mәnt) malposition. percolation. a defense mechanism in which emotions, ideas, wishes, or impulses are unconsciously shifted from their original object to a more acceptable, usually less threatening, substitute. in a chemical reaction, the replacement of one ...
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Displacement

• (n.) The quantity of anything, as water, displaced by a floating body, as by a ship, the weight of the displaced liquid being equal to that of the displacing body. • (n.) The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place. • (n.) The process of extracting soluble substances from organic material and the ...
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