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replacement

[ri-pleys-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of replacing.
2.
a person or thing that replaces another: summer replacements for vacationing staff; a replacement for a broken dish.
3.
Military. a sailor, soldier, or airman assigned to fill a vacancy in a military unit.
4.
Also called metasomatism. Geology. the process of practically simultaneous removal and deposition by which a new mineral grows in the body of an old one.

Origin:
1780–90; replace + -ment

nonreplacement, noun
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replacement (rɪˈpleɪsmənt)
 
n
1.  the act or process of replacing
2.  a person or thing that replaces another
3.  geology the growth of a mineral within another of different chemical composition by gradual simultaneous deposition and removal
4.  Also called: petrification a process of fossilization by gradual substitution of mineral matter for the original organic matter

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