derangement


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derangement

[di′rānj·mənt]
(mathematics)
A permutation of a finite set of elements that carries no element of the set into itself.
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Or am I the object of a temporary derangement of the functions of the liver?
In place of Miss Knag being stationed in her accustomed seat, preserving all the dignity and greatness of Madame Mantalini's representative, that worthy soul was reposing on a large box, bathed in tears, while three or four of the young ladies in close attendance upon her, together with the presence of hartshorn, vinegar, and other restoratives, would have borne ample testimony, even without the derangement of the head-dress and front row of curls, to her having fainted desperately.
'My landlady is subject to some slight attacks of mental derangement,' remarked Bob Sawyer, with a ghastly smile; 'I fear I must give her warning.'
Some temporary derangement in the machinery of the business was undoubtedly produced in consequence of the sudden death of the lamented managing partner, Mr.
'Well, it's not so much a trembling,' was the answer - 'though they do quiver - as a complete derangement of the nervous system.
Her perfect health gave alarming meaning to the least little derangement of her digestive organs.
If he still advertised for his son he did not offer rewards for information any more; for, with the muddled lucidity of a mental derangement he had reasoned himself into a conviction as clear as day- light that he had already attained all that could be expected in that way.
This orgie--I can give it no other name--went on for at least two hours, and naturally produced violent electric derangements. My compasses, of course, were thrown out, my bow was struck twice, and I received two brisk shocks from the lower platform-rail.
VIGILANS--The Laws of Auroral Derangements are still imperfectly understood.
She is not rich, but offers such and such little recompenses for the little cares and derangements of such services; and I graciously--to do everything graciously is a part of my character--consent to accept them.
Featuring multi-modality approaches for 130 problems, the text is organized into nine broad categories: internal joint derangement, congenital and pediatric conditions, tumors, infection, avascular bone, trauma, arthritis, other conditions, and prosthesis.
Arsenic found in a sample of hair taken from Britain's King George III (also known as the monarch who gave the American colonies something to really rebel against) came from medication administered to him by his court physicians to treat his "prolonged and profound mental derangement," of which he suffered five major episodes, according to an article that appeared in the Lancet.