Meaning of CONVERSION in English

CONVERSION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

conversion course

A qualified pilot would still need a conversion course to fly microlight aircraft.

deathbed confession/conversion etc (= made when you are dying )

The disease allowed no time for a deathbed repentance.

loft conversion (= changed the loft into bedrooms )

Our neighbours have just done a loft conversion .

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

religious

In the absence of rational criteria to guide theory choice, theory change becomes akin to religious conversion .

Franciscans oversaw construction of San Xavier del Bac during a time when mandatory religious conversion was considered politically correct.

It might have been a religious conversion , in which the partner did not share.

He remembered hymns and baptisms down on this lake; religious conversion and arms reaching up in real belief.

I was suffering another religious conversion: good-bye Kuo Wah.

retrospective

Mechanisms for selective retrospective conversion of catalogues and the enrichment of catalogues should be sought.

■ NOUN

barn

On it lay plans for a barn conversion .

This barn conversion had about two acres of totally untouched field surrounding it.

costs

For four additional options considered, boiler conversion costs are estimated at $ 47 per kilowatt.

Also, these conversion costs remain constant for any gas / coal fuel ratio.

course

All conversion courses must be approved by the National Board of the country of practice.

I proved my ability in further education and attempted to gain a position on a conversion course .

Another group of supervisors from light manufacturing industry are undertaking a conversion course to catering supervisor.

From now on all aircrew went through either a full conversion course or a short refresher course.

The difference was just as large if one compares men and women studying on conversion courses only.

At Seletar he had been flying Vildebeest torpedo bombers, and he now underwent a conversion course on to the more modern Beauforts.

Enrolled training would be phased out as fast as possible, with existing enrolled nurses given opportunities for conversion courses .

energy

Cheap solar energy conversion has been a dream of some scientists since the first oil crisis back in the late 1970s.

Electricity produced by radioactive isotopes, strontium 90, polonium 210, by thermoelectric energy conversion .

The Nobel citation noted that his discovery would be useful for energy conversion technology.

The proportion of this energy conversion accounted for by agriculture however, is small, but even this is not exploited.

Bills completed by 1980 laid special emphasis on recycling and energy conversion .

Conventional solar cells rely on silicon crystals, and energy conversion is around 10 percent.

Energy from the Sea Wave energy conversion offers huge amounts of power but demands a great deal more new technology than wind energy.

Grätzel has turned this precise, and expensive, physicist's approach to solar energy conversion on its head.

experience

Some conversion experiences have been more successful than others.

According to this model, change is like a conversion experience .

loft

We put the tacker through its paces on a loft conversion .

Done in a sympathetic way, a loft conversion can blend in almost anywhere.

Provided there is space you will be able to install a traditional-style staircase for access to your loft conversion .

Greg starts fantasising about a loft conversion .

process

During the conversion process there are a wide range of options available to the user.

In short, the conversion process must operate with political skill and political will.

It is produced in the body from linoleic acid, but the conversion process is inefficient.

Bureaucracies are involved to some extent in the input and conversion processes as they are in the output phase.

The conversion process requires free space equivalent to three times the size of the file being converted.

Despite the considerable losses of useful energy in the conversion process , electricity is indispensable for its flexibility of use.

rate

If there is conversion from memory to naive phenotype, the conversion rate will be significantly greater than zero.

The number of shares of stock into which the bond may be converted is known as the conversion rate .

Milk yields, crop yields and food conversion rates were all similar to those of the better farms in Britain.

It has always been bred with an emphasis on good food conversion rates , whether for the production of meat or milk.

The food conversion rate on roughage or forage is good.

Dealerco to inform Manelux of dealer conversion rate , number of outlets, staffing levels and worker morale.

This allowed a conversion rate to be calculated, calibrating the racemization rate for that site.

■ VERB

add

Glynn White added the conversion to put Alton ahead.

Newly added is the software conversion utility to the Unix world.

Watt, Millard and Gray scored the other tries with Dods adding two conversions and one penalty.

The video ref gave it and Lansdowne Road erupted, especially after O'Gara added the conversion from wide on the touchline.

Colin Stephens added the conversion to go with an earlier penalty for a 10-0 lead.

John Robertson scored both the Heriots' tries and Henry Murray added both conversions .

follow

During 1939, following the trolleybus conversions in North London, a number of rolling stock changes were made.

kick

Both missed with other attempts before Stephens made amends in the second half, landing another three penalties and kicking three conversions .

Darryl Grason kicked three conversions and two penalties.

Full-back Brian Roach kicked the conversion but was wide with several penalty attempts.

Gary Parker, who was playing at scrum-half, kicked two conversions while David Leighton landed a drop goal.

Merceron scored a try, and kicked two conversions and six penalties.

Hartlepool went down 22-13 whose try scorers were Courty, Smith and Hall, Hails kicking two conversions and two penalties.

Andy Craggs kicked two conversions and two penalties.

undergo

Regulators have undergone a similar conversion .

Their cars can undergo a potentially expensive conversion to the R-134a coolant that is being used in new cars.

At Seletar he had been flying Vildebeest torpedo bombers, and he now underwent a conversion course on to the more modern Beauforts.

Was she undergoing some odd conversion ?

He may have received psychotherapy, but has not yet undergone conversion surgery even if he is contemplating it.

undertake

Finally do you know anyone who undertakes this conversion work.

Another group of supervisors from light manufacturing industry are undertaking a conversion course to catering supervisor.

To date they have undertaken four conversions , with others reportedly under way.

Bell acquired it in 1957 and undertook the two-seat conversion .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Local people are protesting about the proposed conversion of a church into a late-night bar.

The Aggies successfully completed a two-point conversion and led 24-21.

The company buys raw material such as wool for conversion into cloth.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And the baggage which is usually implied with it, which includes demands for evidence of instant and dramatic conversion experiences!

Gary Parker, who was playing at scrum-half, kicked two conversions while David Leighton landed a drop goal.

He developed new psychologies to explain conversion but not new techniques for spreading it.

However, the conversion of these was done rather arbitrarily, and some people won extra years while others lost.

I had a very good man in to see to the heating and lighting, and the whole conversion was done professionally.

In short, the conversion process must operate with political skill and political will.

Of the SERC-funded students alone, there was an 80:20 split between students on conversion and specialist courses.

To provide a focus, Section 11. 4 describes three conceptual approaches to oil boiler conversion to gas-coal burning.

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