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a change in normal place or position

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act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics

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an event in which something is displaced without rotation

the act of uniform movement

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

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

to move something from its natural environment

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act of removing from office or employment

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The report, Global Estimates 2014: people displaced by disasters, conducted by the Norwegian Refugee Council's Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), shows that the risk of displacement due to disasters has more than doubled over the last four decades' largely due to the growth and concentration of urban populations, particularly in vulnerable countries.
i) Identify and analyze the priorities within the five Peace and State Building Goals (PSGs), Inclusive Politics, Security, Justice, Economic Foundations and Revenue and Services with regard to displacement concerns.
In many cases the drivers of such displacements may be overlapping, as with "resource wars" or resistance movements against particular forms of large-scale development.
If displacements are not perfectly forecast by the household, there should be a change in the couple's fertility following the news about the husband's displacement.
Innovative tensions, energies, relationships and approaches to experiencing the architecture of the museum came out of these spatial displacements.
Therefore, the war and the Murahleen-related raids and displacements on the frontiers with the south were the result of a multifaceted and well-calculated state policy that generated numerous benefits for the ruling elites and their allies, at the expense of the politically weak communities of the frontiers (Keen 1994, Johnson 2003).
For machining error measurement, the 1-D ball array, the doubleball-bar, machine checking gauges, dual-frequency laser interferometry, laser displacement sensors and eddy current displacement sensors are used to detect the results of machine tool thermal variation [8-13].
Displacement beyond conflict; challenges for the 21st century.
Key words: industrial robots, accuracy, elastic displacements, numerical models
Within tactical displacement, we identified 32 different forms of sex trade and 395 counts of tactical displacements from 2004 to 2009.
Comparison of Average Engine Displacements and CO2 Emissions
These conditions form nonlinear equation system, which give after solving all nodes displacements and internal forces for cables and for stiffening girder.
During strong ground motion, the above elastoplastic oscillator will undergo both elastic displacements e x and plastic displacements [x.
Each constraint is expressed as an equation where the unknowns are the point locations or the point displacements.