changeover

noun
change·over | \ˈchānj-ˌō-vər \

Definition of changeover 

2 : a pause in a tennis match during which the players change sides of the court

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Examples of changeover in a Sentence

Were there any problems during the changeover from the franc to the euro? the region's changeover from an agricultural economy to one based on manufacturing

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Seles was a 19-year-old and ranked No. 1 in the world in April 1993 when a fan of her rival, Steffi Graf, stabbed her in the shoulder during a changeover while playing a match in Hamburg, Germany. Sandra Harwitt, USA TODAY, "Petra Kvitova shares harrowing bond with Monica Seles," 30 June 2018 At the following changeover, he was given a salt pill by a doctor and had his left forearm massaged by a trainer. Howard Fendrich, BostonGlobe.com, "Rafael Nadal wins record-extending 11th French Open title," 10 June 2018 At the following changeover, Nadal was given a salt pill by a doctor and had his left forearm massaged by a trainer. Howard Fendrich, chicagotribune.com, "Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win record-extending 11th French Open title," 10 June 2018 Hatch & Coop | Washington Square West Jake’s Sandwich Board’s last day at 122 S. 12th St. is Wednesday, June 20 as the changeover to Hatch & Coop – a chicken-and-egg specialist – is pegged to launch Monday, June 25. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness," 20 June 2018 At the following changeover, he was given a salt pill by a doctor and had his left forearm massaged by a trainer. Howard Fendrich, Houston Chronicle, "This one goes to 11: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for French Open title," 11 June 2018 The changeover has angered parents who have been shocked by the bats’ high costs — $45 to $350 — and frustrated that the demand has seemingly outstripped the supply. New York Times, "New Rules for Bats Leave Youth Baseball Parents With the Bill," 4 June 2018 The race, long sponsored by Klement's before a changeover this season, has featured live mascot racers at every game since 2000, and certainly a few have taken a tumble over the years. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Racing Sausages take a tumble during Tuesday's nightly race at Miller Park," 18 Apr. 2018 The changeover came as a surprise, said Chanaka Delanerolle, who has owned the Celestial for 14 years. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Celestial closing, to become event center," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of changeover

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of changeover was in 1892

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changeover

noun

English Language Learners Definition of changeover

: a change from one condition, system, method, etc., to another

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