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- Rhymes: -ɜː(r)ʒən
conversion (plural conversions)
- The act of converting something or someone.
- His conversion to Christianity
- The conversion of the database from ASCII to Unicode
- Francis Bacon
- Artificial conversion of water into ice.
- (chemistry) A chemical reaction wherein a substrate is transformed into a product.
- (rugby) A free-kick, after scoring a try, worth two points.
- (American football) An extra point scored by kicking a field goal after scoring a touchdown.
- (marketing) An online advertising performance metric representing a visitor performing whatever the intended result of an ad is defined to be.
- (law) Under the common law, the tort of the taking of someone's personal property with intent to permanently deprive them of it, or damaging property to the extent that the owner is deprived of the utility of that property, thus making the tortfeasor liable for the entire value of the property.
- the conversion of a horse
- Or bring my action of conversion / And trover for my goods.
- (linguistics) The process whereby a new word is created without changing the form, often by allowing the word to function as a new part of speech.
- (obsolete) The act of turning round; revolution; rotation.
- (logic) The act of interchanging the terms of a proposition, as by putting the subject in the place of the predicate, or vice versa.
- (mathematics) A change or reduction of the form or value of a proposition.
- the conversion of equations; the conversion of proportions
the act of having converted something or someone
The result of a chemical reaction wherein the molecule changes form
(american football) extra point
conversion f (plural conversions)