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Alternation - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Alternation' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Alternation [ n.]
- The reciprocal succession of things in time or place; the act of following and being followed by turns; alternate succession, performance, or occurrence; as, the alternation of day and night, cold and heat, summer and winter, hope and fear.
- Permutation.
- The response of the congregation speaking alternately with the minister.

Meaning of 'Alternation' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . alternation [ n]
Meaning (1):
- successive change from one thing or state to another and back again
Example in sentence:
  • a trill is a rapid alternation between the two notes