Meaning of DISPLACEMENT in English

DISPLACEMENT

noun the act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place.

2. displacement ·noun the quantity of anything, as water, displaced by a floating body, as by a ship, the weight of the displaced liquid being equal to that of the displacing body.

3. displacement ·noun the process of extracting soluble substances from organic material and the like, whereby a quantity of saturated solvent is displaced, or removed, for another quantity of the solvent.

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