Meaning of displacement

Definition of displacement

an event in which something is displaced without rotation
the act of uniform movement
(chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one
to move something from its natural environment
act of removing from office or employment

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