Adjective "recombination" definition and examples

(Recombination may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/riːˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n//ˌriːkɒmbɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

Definitions and examples

noun

The process of recombining things.
  1. 'In fashion and music, cycles of revivals, retrospectives, and recombinations have emerged, defining styles with an eerie predictability.'
  2. 'The various combinations and recombinations of these elements, moreover, give rise to several orders of movement within the art, and the images owe much of their dynamism to an intricate play of form at the hands of the engraver.'
  3. 'Happily, the expansions and recombinations of American businesses over the century chronicled here have had far more positive results than this author would lead us to believe.'
  4. 'Yeast has been used for many years to study DNA recombination, although not in this context.'
  5. 'A third possibility is that the effect of recombination varies among chromosomes.'

More definitions

1. the formation of new combinations of genes, either naturally, by crossing over or independent assortment, or in the laboratory by direct manipulation of genetic material.

More examples(as adjective)

"lines can be recombination."