Displacement

Science / Psychiatry / Displacement: A defense mechanism, operating unconsciously, in which emotions, ideas, or wishes are transferred from their original object to a more acceptable substitute; often used to allay anxiety.

Double Displacement

Science / Chemistry / Double Displacement: A double displacement or metathesis is a reaction in which two reactants trade fragments: AB + CD = AC + BD, Most commonly, the fragments are ions, e. G. Agno3(aq) + nacl(aq) = agcl(s) + nano3(aq) MORE

Character Displacement

Science / Marine Biology / Character Displacement: A pattern in which two species with overlapping ecological requirements differ more when they co-occur than when they do not. The difference is usually in a morphological feature related to resource e MORE

Employment Displacement

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Employment Displacement: Occurs when an employee is terminated as a result of position elimination. MORE

Debt Displacement

Business / Finance / Debt Displacement: Ability to borrow. The amount a firm can borrow up to the point where the firm value no longer increases. MORE

Job Displacement

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Job Displacement: Occurs when an employee’s position is eliminated. MORE

Single Displacement

Science / Chemistry / Single Displacement: A reaction of the form A + BC = B + AC. For example, zinc displaces hydrogen from hydrochloric acid in the following reaction: Zn(s) + 2 hcl(aq) = zncl2(aq) + H2(g). MORE

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