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trans·pose / transˈpōz/ • v. [tr.] 1. cause (two or more things) to change places with each other: the captions describing the two state flowers were accidentally transposed. 2. transfer to a different place or context: the problems of civilization are transposed into a rustic setting. ∎  write or play (music) in a different key from the original: the basses are transposed down an octave. ∎  Math. transfer (a term), with its sign changed, to the other side of an equation. ∎  change into a new form: he transposed a gaffe by the mayor into a public-relations advantage. • n. Math. a matrix obtained from a given matrix by interchanging each row and the corresponding column. DERIVATIVES: trans·pos·a·ble adj. trans·pos·al / -ˈspōzəl/ n. trans·pos·er n.

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transpose of an m×n matrix A. The n×m matrix, symbol AT, given by interchanging rows and columns. Thus the i,jth element of AT is equal to the j,ith element of A.

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