(music) playing in a different key from the key intended; moving the pitch of a piece of music upwards or downwards
the act of reversing the order or place of
(electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance; "he wrote a textbook on the electrical effects of transposition"
(mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign
(genetics) a kind of mutation in which a chromosomal segment is transfered to a new position on the same or another chromosome
a beginning from which an enterprise is launched; "he uses other people's ideas as a springboard for his own"; "reality provides the jumping-off point for his illusions"; "the point of departure of international comparison cannot be an institution but must be the function it carries out"