transposition

Definition (noun): any abnormal position of the organs of the body

Definition (noun): an event in which one thing is substituted for another

Example: the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

Definition (noun): (genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome

Definition (noun): (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign

Definition (noun): (electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance

Example: he wrote a textbook on the electrical effects of transposition

Definition (noun): the act of reversing the order or place of

Definition (noun): (music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards