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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The movement of incidents of crime from one location to another as a result of police action in the former location.

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displacement

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 140 words.

1. Most broadly, any shift of position.

2. (psychology) Any form of behaviour (displacement activity) acting as a

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displacement

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 165 words.

1. Most broadly, any shift of position.

2. (psychology) Any form of behaviour (displacement activity) acting as a

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displacement

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

1. Symbol s. A specified distance in a specified direction. It is the vector equivalent of the scalar distance.

2. See electric displacement.

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displacement

Bill Sanders.

in A Dictionary of Gangs

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. 113 words.

Shifting from one crime to another. Someone who committed violent and property crimes at one point in life but then was only involved in drugs later in life would be an example of...

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displacement

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 44 words.

The relative movement on either side of a *fault plane; it may be in any direction parallel to the plane. The finite displacement on a fault plane is defined by a straight line connecting...

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displacement

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 121 words.

1 A vector quantity which refers to the distance which an object has moved in a given direction. It is measured as the length of a straight line between the initial and final...

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Displacements

Gabriele vom Bruck.

in Mirrored Loss

March 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 16167 words.

“Displacements” centers on Amat al-Latif’s endeavor to remake her world with her second husband in Beirut and Amman where they raised their three children. However, a couple of decades...

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Transitional Justice and Displacement

Roger Duthie.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 9604 words.

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The displacement of people from their homes and communities as a result of conflict and human rights abuses is an important factor in...

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load displacement

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The displacement of a ship loaded to full capacity.

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load displacement

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 11 words.

the displacement of a ship loaded to full capacity.

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Character Displacement

Dolph Schluter.

in Encyclopedia of Evolution

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 1296 words.

Character displacement is trait evolution resulting from competition between species for resources. Appreciation of the role of character displacement in

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displacement activity

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 156 words.

Apparently irrelevant activity that occurs in situations of *conflict or thwarting. Displacement activities often occur in aggressive encounters, where

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displacement activity

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 156 words.

Apparently irrelevant activity that occurs in situations of conflict or thwarting. Displacement activities often occur in aggressive encounters, where the

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displacement activity

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 53 words.

An activity shown by an animal that appears to be irrelevant to its situation. Displacement activities are frequently observed when

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intergranular displacement

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 24 words.

The displacement of individual grains within a rock that is undergoing plastic deformation. Such grain movements induce permanent strain in

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intergranular displacement

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 26 words.

The displacement of individual grains within a rock that is undergoing *plastic deformation. Such grain movements induce permanent *...

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displacement binding

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 51 words.

a technique in which the displacement of radioligand bound to a population of receptors is measured as the concentration of

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angular displacement

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The difference between the initial and final angular position of a moving body. It is measured in radians. Angular displacement has both magnitude and direction. Conventionally, clockwise...

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disc displacement

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Displacement of an intervertebral disc from its normal position, without the disc being herniated (see prolapsed intervertebral disc). Some of the cushioning effects of the disc are lost as...

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disc displacement

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 47 words.

Displacement of an intervertebral disc from its normal position, without the disc being herniated (see prolapsed intervertebral disc). Some of the cushioning effects of the disc are lost as...

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