transelement

transitive verb
trans·​el·​e·​ment | \ tran(t)ˈseləmənt, -nˈze- \
variants: or less commonly transelementate \ -​mən‧ˌtāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of transelement

: to change or transpose the elements of : transform

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Other Words from transelement

transelementation \ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗⸗ˈtāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for transelement

transelement from Medieval Latin transelementare, from Latin trans- + elementum element; transelementate from Medieval Latin transelementatus, past participle of transelementare

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“Transelement.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transelement. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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