Alternation ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Alternation ( noun )

  1. The action or condition of alternating or being alternated.
  2. A regular succession of two or more things.
  3. An alternating of one thing with another.

Origin:

Late middle english (in the sense "succession, rotation"): from latin alternatio(n-), from alternare "interchange".

Examples:

  1. The alternation of day and night is caused by the Earth's rotation.
  2. The alternation of the electric current between the two coils produced a magnetic field.
  3. The alternation of hot and cold weather spells resulted in an unpredictable growing season.
  4. The alternation of working hours allows employees to have a better work-life balance.
  5. The alternation of red and green lights on the traffic signal guided the drivers on the road.

(As a verb)

Alternation ( verb )

  1. The action or condition of alternating or being alternated.
  2. A regular succession of two or more things.
  3. An alternating of one thing with another.

Origin:

Late middle english (in the sense "succession, rotation"): from latin alternatio(n-), from alternare "interchange".

Examples:

  1. The alternation of day and night is caused by the Earth's rotation.
  2. The alternation of the electric current between the two coils produced a magnetic field.
  3. The alternation of hot and cold weather spells resulted in an unpredictable growing season.
  4. The alternation of working hours allows employees to have a better work-life balance.
  5. The alternation of red and green lights on the traffic signal guided the drivers on the road.
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