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transpose

Maths the matrix resulting from interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix

transpose

[′tranz‚pōz]
(mathematics)
The matrix obtained from a given matrix by interchanging its rows and columns.
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Buoyed by my discovery of WROKYNE, I began searching for other NEW YORK transposals. It didn't take long to discover the unfamiliar surname YOWNKER.
This is an attempt to fill in some of the gaps and to improve on some of the transposals. Not all new transposals are necessarily improvements, but they are at least worth noting.
have the same number of letters: (a) same letters = transposals (b) one letter different: (i) a vowel replaced by a different vowel (ii) a vowel replaced by a Y (iii) a vowel replaced by a consonant (iv) a consonant replaced by a consonant such as prise and prize-these are not considered here 2.
Remarkably, there are only four allowable transposals of the letters ACOT and they can be used to make a perfect regular Latin square.