Definitions for displacement

Definitions for (noun) displacement

Main entry: supplanting, displacement

Definition: act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics

Main entry: displacement

Definition: act of removing from office or employment

Main entry: displacement, deracination

Definition: to move something from its natural environment

Main entry: displacement, translation

Definition: the act of uniform movement

Main entry: displacement, shift

Definition: an event in which something is displaced without rotation

Main entry: displacement

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

Main entry: displacement, displacement reaction

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

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