ETYM Latin commutatio: cf. French commutation.
1 > A warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one.
2 > The reduction is severity of a punishment imposed by law | SYN: re-sentencing.
3 > The substitution of one method of payment for another.
4 > The travel of a commuter | SYN: commuting.
Exchange; substitution; American, commuter travel. commutation ticket, American, season ticket.
One who has been converted to another religious or political belief.
ETYM Old Eng. eschange, eschaunge, Old Fren. eschange, from eschangier, French échanger, to exchange; pref. ex- out + French changer. Related to Change, Excamb.
1 > The act of exchanging one thing for another.
2 > The act of giving something in return for something received.
3 > Reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money especially the currencies of different countries | SYN: interchange.
4 > A mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one).
5 > A place for buying and selling; open only to members.
6 > Chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another.
ETYM Cf. Old Fren. entrechange.
1 > A junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams.
2 > Mutual interaction; the activity of interchanging or reciprocating | SYN: reciprocation, give-and-take.
1 > The act of furnishing an equivalent person or thing in the place of another | SYN: replacing.
2 > One that replaces another especially in a job or function
ETYM Cf. Dutch schuinte slant, slope, declivity. Related to Shunt.
In electrical engineering, a conductor of very low resistance that is connected in parallel to an ammeter in order to enable it to measure larger electric currents. Its low resistance enables it to act like a bypass, diverting the extra current through itself and away from the ammeter, and thereby reducing the instrument's sensitivity.
1 > A low-resistance conductor connected in parallel with a device to divert a fraction of the current | SYN: electrical shunt.
2 > A passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another.
3 > Tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body.
ETYM Latin substitutus, p. p. of substituere to put under, put in the place of; sub under + statuere to put, place: cf. French substitut. Related to Statute.
1 > A person or thing that takes or can take the place of another | SYN: replacement.
2 > An athlete who plays only when another member of the team drops out | SYN: reserve.
ETYM Latin substitutio: cf. French substitution.
1 > An event in which one thing is substituted for another | SYN: permutation, transposition, replacement, switch.
2 > The act of putting one one thing or person in the place of another SYN. exchange.
ETYM Latin surrogatus, p. p. of surrogare, subrogare, to put in another's place, to substitute; sub under + rogare to ask, ask for a vote, propose a law. Related to Rogation, Subrogate. Someone who takes the place of another person | SYN: alternate, replacement. Substitute; deputy, especially for bishop.
Substitution, replacement, act of using something in place of something else
In computing, to move segments of data in and out of memory. For fast operation as much data as possible is required in main memory, but it is generally not possible to include all data at the same time. Swapping is the operation of writing and reading from the backup store, often a special space on the disc.
1 > Barter
2 > Commodities appropriate for barter or for small trade
3 > Close association or connection
4 > Payment of wages in goods instead of cash
5 > Vegetables grown for market
6 > Heterogeneous small articles often of little value; also; rubbish
7 > A small wheel; specifically; a small strong wheel for a gun carriage
8 > A small wooden cap at the top of a flagstaff or masthead usually having holes for reeving flag or signal halyards.
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