Definition Of transposes


a matrix obtained from a given matrix by interchanging each row and the corresponding column.

The superscript denotes the transpose of a vector or a matrix.

cause (two or more things) to change places with each other.

the captions describing the two state flowers were accidentally transposed

transfer to a different place or context.

the problems of civilization are transposed into a rustic setting

Example Of transposes

  • A' is the transpose matrix of A, in which rows of A are changed into columns of A'.

  • About ten days later, I got a message from him on my answering machine. ‘They had transposed two of the numbers on your license plate.’

  • Again, the harsh conditions under which Shostakovich was compelled to represent himself are often found transposed to the prosaic sphere of paranoid nostalgia.

  • And each and every time, I've mistyped it - I keep transposing the B and M. It's bugging the hell out of me.

  • Basil artfully transposes this tale into a Christian religious and ethical context.

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