Replacement



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.
noun
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.
a process of fossilization by gradual substitution of mineral matter for the original organic matter Also called petrification

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