- Removal from the normal location or position.
- The adding to a fluid (particularly a gas) in an open vessel to one of greater density whereby the first is expelled.
- In chemistry, a change in which one element, radical, or molecule is replaced by another, or in which one element exchanges electric charges with another by reduction or oxidation.
- In psychoanalysis, the unconscious transfer of strong affective energy or emotion, from the significant object to a neutral one.
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