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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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SENT tests give information on the fracture stress, fracture displacements, and fracture energies of polycarbonate, and from these data the average crack speeds were calculated and the brittle-ductile transitions were determined.
Results demonstrated that when there was condylar depression greater than 6 mm and widening greater than 5 mm, lateral meniscal pathology was noted in 83% (20 of 24) of patients; these findings confirmed that soft-tissue injury occurs with increasing frequency above specified thresholds of fracture displacement.
21) The pinning fixation reduced the degree of secondary fracture displacement compared to cast treatment alone.
At the most recent follow-up examination, the patient had no complaints and radiographs demonstrated no fracture displacement or bony collapse.
1) The etiology of scaphoid nonunions includes a tenuous blood supply, delay in treatment, fracture displacement, fracture comminution, and inadequate immobilization.
Conservative treatment requires weekly radiographic controls until healing and to exclude fracture displacement.