- the adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments, or to a new purpose.
- a piece so adapted.
Related formsre·ar·range·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for rearrangement
The above classification of Fallacies is a rearrangement of the plans adopted by Whately and Mill.Logic|Carveth Read
By a rearrangement of forces a more efficient measure of naval protection was assured.Merchantmen-at-Arms|David W. Bone
Some rearrangement may be necessary and a little change in phraseology may be needed.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10|Charles Herbert Sylvester
At this point there is a rearrangement of the molecules of water as it assumes the liquid state.Nature's Miracles, Volume 1|Elisha Gray
Schematically this rearrangement of the hepatic peritoneal lines of reflection can be shown in Fig. 278.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington