alternation


alternation
Synonyms and related words:
Lissajous figure, back-and-forth, battledore and shuttlecock, beat, chain, coaction, coming and going, commutation, complementary distribution, concurrence, consecution, cooperation, counterchange, cross fire, cyclicalness, ebb and flow, engagement, exchange, fluctuation, flux and reflux, give-and-take, interaction, interchange, intercommunication, intercourse, interlacing, intermeshing, intermittence, intermittency, intermutation, interplay, intertwining, interweaving, interworking, lex talionis, measure for measure, mesh, meshing, meter, mutual admiration, mutual support, mutual transfer, mutuality, order, oscillation, pendulation, pendulum motion, periodicalness, periodicity, permutation, piston motion, progression, pulsation, quid pro quo, reappearance, reciprocality, reciprocation, reciprocity, recurrence, regular wave motion, reoccurrence, repetition, retaliation, return, reversion, rhythm, rhythmic play, rotation, row, seasonality, seesaw, seesawing, sequel, sequence, series, shifting, shuffling, sine wave, something for something, succession, teeter, teeter-totter, teeter-tottering, teetering, tit for tat, to-and-fro, tottering, train, transposal, transposition, undulation, ups and downs, vacillation, variation, vicissitude, wavering, wigwag

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Alternation — may refer to:*Alternation (card game) *Alternation (linguistics), a variation in the phonological form of a morpheme *Diathesis alternation *Alternation (algorithms), see Alternating Turing machine *R/N alternation, see Rhotacism * AlterNation, a …   Wikipedia

  • Alternation — Al ter*na tion, n. [L. alternatio: cf. F. alternation.] 1. The reciprocal succession of things in time or place; the act of following and being followed by turns; alternate succession, performance, or occurrence; as, the alternation of day and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alternation — ● alternation nom féminin Synonyme de disjonction. ● alternation (synonymes) nom féminin Synonymes : disjonction alternation [altɛʀnɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. XIVe, alternacion; lat. alternatio, du supin de alternare. → Alterner …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alternation — (v. lat.), Ab od. Verwechslung. Daher Alternation der Größen, Verwechslung der Größen in ihrer Ordnung od. Stelle, z.B. ac u. ca; bei 2 Größen können deren nur 2, bei 3 schon 6, bei 424 u. s. s. vorgenommen werden, so daß 10 Größen 3,628,800 Mal… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • alternation — Alternation, Alternatio. Par alternations, L un apres l autre, Chacun sa fois, ou à son tour, Alternis, Alterna vice, Alternis vicibus, Per alternas vices. Par alternation et changements d ans, Vicibus annorum …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Alternation — (lat.), Abwechselung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alternation — (lat.), Abwechslung; alternātim, alternatīv, wechselweise, abwechselnd …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alternation — Alternation, Verwechslung, Veränderung, Abwechslung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • alternation — index cycle, interchange, sequence, vicissitudes Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Alternation — Alternation,die:⇨Ablösung(2) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • alternation — (n.) mid 15c., from O.Fr. alternacion, from L. alternationem (nom. alternatio), noun of action from pp. stem of alternare (see ALTERNATE (Cf. alternate) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary


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