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But as both conceptions are related somehow to the idea of cost, the substitution is never discovered.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
This one detail—the substitution of springs for weights—has had a far-reaching effect upon organ music.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Koch notes that the reading depriued arose from its substitution for the less familiar form priued.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
A second element of the "accent du Midi" just referred to is the substitution of an open for a close o.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The work is much quickened by the substitution of steam power, water power, or even horse power for manual labor.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
She will scream, of course, and I will instantly restore the light, after which I will attend to the substitution.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Metonymy is the substitution of the name of one thing for that of another to which the former bears a known and close relation.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
And the very opposite of this often occurs; that is, the substitution of the two-syllable foot for the three-syllable foot.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Substitution of anilpyrine for somnalgesine gives little more information.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
One of the commonest adulterations is the substitution of grape sugar (glucose) for cane sugar.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUBSTITUTION

  • alteration
  • assignment
  • conduction
  • convection
  • deportation
  • displacement
  • move
  • relegation
  • relocation
  • removal
  • shift
  • substitution
  • transference
  • translation
  • transmission
  • transmittal
  • transposition
  • variation
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