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trans·pose

(trans-pōz'),
To transfer one tissue or organ to the place of another and vice versa.
[L. trans-pono, pp. -positus, to place across, transfer]

trans·pose

(trans-pōz')
To transfer one tissue or organ to the place of another, and the reverse.
[L. trans-pono, pp. -positus, to place across, transfer]

trans·pose

(trans-pōz')
To transfer one tissue or organ in place of another.
[L. trans-pono, pp. -positus, to place across, transfer]
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He does so by making the very process of probing into both the possibilities and limitations of musical transposability the topic of several poems.
Here, Rilke explicitly foregrounds the potentially endless transposability of music: it transforms human emotions into a natural, perhaps mythic, but non-representational space whose visual qualities can paradoxically also be heard and in fact are superseded by primarily sonic resonances.
Other theorists working on other questions may value transposability less and may define structure differently.
In my November 2001 Word Ways article, "Transposing the State Capitals", I explored the transposability of the names of the 50 state capitals.

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