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Dictionary definition for: Conversion

1. (n) an event that results in a transformation

2. (n) a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

3. (n) a successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown

4. (n) a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life

5. (n) (psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis

6. (n) a change of religion; "his conversion to the Catholic faith"

7. (n) interchange of subject and predicate of a proposition

8. (n) act of exchanging one type of money or security for another

9. (n) the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another

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