Definition of transposable in English:

transposable

adjective

  • See transpose

    • ‘The sequence alterations caused by RIP and gene conversion can obscure the evolutionary history of transposable elements.’
    • ‘The analyses of the distribution of transposable elements have shown practically as many different patterns as the number of studied elements.’
    • ‘Black spots represent the other DNA and RNA transposable elements described for different Drosophila species.’
    • ‘Those of us who confess to a Whig disposition subconsciously cling to the belief that change and progress are transposable concepts.’
    • ‘This, in turn, has spurred controversy concerning the extent to which transposable elements contribute to host evolution.’

Pronunciation

transposable

/transˈpəʊzəb(ə)l/