alternation englannista suomeksi
The reciprocal succession of (normally two) things in time or place; the act of following and being followed by turns; alternate succession, performance, or occurrence
1795, William Mason, ''Essays, Historical and Critical, on English Church Music''
- There are Anthems to be found amongst them , where every syllable has its just length ; each part of a sentence its proper pause : where the words are not confused by perplexing alternations, or rendered tedious by unnecessary repetitions
1932, (w), ''The densities of the regular polytopes, part 2'', reprinted in 1995, F. Arthur Sherk, Peter Mcmullen, Anthony C. Thompson, Asia Ivić Weiss (editors), ''Kaleidoscopes: Selected Writings of H. S. M. Coxeter'', page 54,
- This case suggests that the alternation of a polyhedron should be bounded by actual vertex figures and alternated faces. The case of the cube is in agreement with this notion, since the alternated square is nothing.