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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 loss of an almost insignificant weight suffices to produce a very noticeable displacement.
Conflict, violence, and disasters have caused more than 9,000,000 internal displacements globally in the first half of 2017, according to estimates released by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Geneva, Switzerland.
Intuitively, this approach takes into account all displacements and hence estimates the effects of an average displacement instead of the first displacement, as in the standard approach.
For decades, the DRC has experienced conflict and instability, triggering mass displacements and abuses of human rights at the hands of warring factions against innocent civilian populations.
The total number of new displacements last year "is the equivalent of the combined populations of New York City, London, Paris and Cairo grabbing what they can carry, often in a state of panic, and setting out on a journey filled with uncertainty," (http://www.
The characteristics of horizontal displacements there led them to the conclusion that the shafts in the Wieliczka Salt Mine had deformations corresponding to the directions of geodynamic movements occurring in the Wieliczka rock mass.
Based on the kinematic relations between the small displacements and the strains of bridge, [[epsilon].
For applications involving even larger displacement engines, Bosch offers parallel starting systems employing the newly developed starter; diesel engines with displacements of up to 84 liters and gas-powered engines with displacements of up to 168 liters can be started reliably under normal conditions.
The extent to which populations in the most developed countries are exposed to hazards also led to some of the world's largest displacements.
We are interested in the spatial dimensions of these processes--especially in terms of concepts such as repatriation and non-physical displacements.
When tunnelling operations are carried out at shallow depths overburden displacements generated at the crown are transferred as displacements to the surface and displacement profile generated is in the form of a Gaussian curve [1].
While the persuasiveness of this strategy rests on viewing job displacements as exogenous, the literature has extensively argued that job displacements in panel study of income dynamics (PS1D) data can be viewed as largely exogenous shocks to household income (Charles and Stephens 2004; Lindo 2010; Stephens 2002).
In the autumn of 2011 The Museum of International Ceramic Art in Denmark asked Bache and the Danish ceramist Lene Roehrig Kjaer to participate in an exhibition under the title Displacements.
These successive civilian and military governments saw war and its associated displacements as a necessary price for crushing the Khawarij (outlawed rebels) and bringing the south under the control of the central state (Khalid 2003, Johnson 2003).