[ in-ter-kuh n-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn tər kənˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən /


conversion of each of two things into the other; reciprocal conversion.

Origin of interconversion

First recorded in 1860–65; inter- + conversion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for interconversion

  • We have found substantial evidence which demonstrates that there is no interconversion of the two types of nucleic acid.

    On Handling the Data|M. I. Mayfield

British Dictionary definitions for interconversion

/ (ˌɪntəkənˈvɜːʃən) /


a process in which two things are each converted into the other, often as the result of chemical or physical activity
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