Definition of permutate in English:

permutate

Syllabification: per·mu·tate
Pronunciation: /ˈpərmyo͝oˌtāt
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Change the order or arrangement of: statistics may be sorted and permutated according to requirements
    More example sentences
    • Marker order was permutated after each marker was added.
    • In order to permutate the data we randomly reordered columns of stem nucleotides while maintaining the set of parentheses indicating the secondary structure.
    • In conducting such a test, the entry order of the trait data in the analysis was randomly permutated.

Origin

late 19th century: regarded as a back-formation from permutation.

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