Meaning of DISLOCATION in English

DISLOCATION

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ dis-( ˌ )l ō - ' k ā -sh ə n, -l ə -

Function: noun

Date: 14th century

: the act of dislocating : the state of being dislocated: as a : displacement of one or more bones at a joint : LUXATION b : a discontinuity in the otherwise normal lattice structure of a crystal c : disruption of an established order

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