Meaning of REPLACEMENT in English

REPLACEMENT

 ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷mənt noun

( -s )

1. : the act of replacing or the state of being replaced : substitution

the problem of blood loss and its replacement is ever present in this type of surgery — Journal American Medical Association

as

a. : the removal of an edge or an angle of a crystal by one or more faces

b. : substitution of one substance in a rock fabric for another by solution and redeposition

2. : something that replaces : substitute: as

a. : an individual available for assignment to a military unit to replace a loss or complete a quota

b. : a new fixed asset or portion of an asset that takes the place of a discarded one

c. : an artificial substitute for a lost or amputated body part : prosthesis

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