Economy and Finance

  • Currency conversion or exchange rate
    Exchange rate
    In finance, an exchange rate between two currencies is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another. It is also regarded as the value of one country’s currency in terms of another currency...

  • Conversion (options), one of the options strategies
    Options strategies
    Options strategies can favor movements in the underlying that are bullish, bearish or neutral. In the case of neutral strategies, they can be further classified into those that are bullish on volatility and those that are bearish on volatility...

  • Economic conversion
    Economic conversion
    Economic conversion, defence conversion, or arms conversion, is a technical, economic and political process for moving from military to civilian markets. Economic conversion takes place on several levels and can be applied to different organizations...


  • Conversion (law)
    Conversion (law)
    Conversion is a common law tort. A conversion is a voluntary act by one person inconsistent with the ownership rights of another. It is a tort of strict liability...

    , conversion by taking a chattel out of the possession of another with the intent of exercising a permanent or temporary dominion over it, despite the owner's entitlement to use it at all
    • Criminal conversion
      Criminal conversion
      Criminal conversion is the crime of exerting unauthorized use or control of someone else's property. It differs from theft in that it does not include the element of intending to deprive the owner of the possession of that property. As such, it is a lesser included offense of the crime of theft...

      , exerting unauthorised use or control of someone else's property
  • Equitable conversion
    Equitable conversion
    Equitable conversion is a doctrine of the law of real property under which a purchaser of real property becomes the equitable owner of title to the property at the time he/she signs a contract binding him/her to purchase the land at a later date...

    , A change in the nature of property so that real property is treated as personal property, or vice versa, in certain circumstances


  • Conversion (marketing), when a prospective customer takes the marketer's intended action
    • Conversion funnel
      Conversion funnel
      Conversion funnel is a technical term used in e-commerce operations to describe the track a consumer takes through an Internet advertising or search system, navigating an e-commerce web site and finally converting to a sale....

      , in Internet marketing, the process of tracking website visitors conversion across a series of process steps
    • Conversion rate
      Conversion rate
      In internet marketing, conversion rate is the ratio of visitors who convert casual content views or website visits into desired actions based on subtle or direct requests from marketers, advertisers, and content creators...

      , in Internet marketing, the percentage of unique visitors who take a desired action upon visiting the website


  • Religious conversion
    Religious conversion
    Religious conversion is the adoption of a new religion that differs from the convert's previous religion. Changing from one denomination to another within the same religion is usually described as reaffiliation rather than conversion.People convert to a different religion for various reasons,...

    , the adoption of a new religious identity
    • Deathbed conversion
      Deathbed conversion
      A deathbed conversion is the adoption of a particular religious faith shortly before dying. Making a conversion on one's deathbed may reflect an immediate change of belief, a desire to formalize longer-term beliefs, a desire to complete a process of conversion already underway, or a subconscious...

      , done just before death
    • Forced conversion
      Forced conversion
      A forced conversion is the religious conversion or acceptance of a philosophy against the will of the subject, often with the threatened consequence of earthly penalties or harm. These consequences range from job loss and social isolation to incarceration, torture or death...

      , done under duress
    • Marital conversion
      Marital conversion
      Marital conversion refers to the concept of religious conversion upon marriage, either as a conciliatory act, or a mandated requirement according to a particular religious belief. Endogamous religious cultures may have certain opposition to interfaith marriage and ethnic assimilation, and may...

      , conversion upon marriage outside of the individual's original religious adherence (or non-adherence)
    • Secondary conversion
      Secondary conversion
      In the sociology of religion, secondary conversion is the religious conversion of an individual that results from a relationship with another convert, rather than from any particular aspect of the new religion. For example, someone might join a religious group primarily because their spouse or...

      , done because of a personal relationship
    • Conversion to Islam
    • Conversion to Judaism
      Conversion to Judaism
      Conversion to Judaism is a formal act undertaken by a non-Jewish person who wishes to be recognised as a full member of the Jewish community. A Jewish conversion is both a religious act and an expression of association with the Jewish people...

    • Conversion to Christianity
      Conversion to Christianity
      Conversion to Christianity is the religious conversion of a previously non-Christian person to some form of Christianity. It has been called the foundational experience of Christian life...


  • Conversion, in the sports of Rugby league and Rugby union, a kick at goal to convert the try from one set of points into another larger set of points
  • In Track and field athletics, an estimate of what a performance which has been measured in one system of measurements would have been if it had been measured in the other system
  • In American football, a one-point conversion
    The convert or try, in American football known as "point after", and Canadian football "Point after touchdown", is a one-scrimmage down played immediately after a touchdown during which the scoring team is allowed to attempt to score an extra one point by kicking the ball through the uprights , or...

     or a two-point conversion
    Two-point conversion
    In American and Canadian football, a two-point conversion is a play a team attempts instead of kicking a one-point convert immediately after it scores a touchdown...

    , an opportunity to score one or two extra points, respectively, following a touchdown

Science & technology

  • Conversion of units
    Conversion of units
    Conversion of units is the conversion between different units of measurement for the same quantity, typically through multiplicative conversion factors.- Process :...

    , between different units of measurement
    • See also: Units conversion by factor-label
      Units conversion by factor-label
      Many, if not most, parameters and measurements in the physical sciences and engineering are expressed as a numerical quantity and a corresponding dimensional unit; for example: 1000 kg/m³, 100 kPa/bar, 50 miles per hour, 1000 Btu/lb. Converting from one dimensional unit to another is often...

       and Dimensional analysis
      Dimensional analysis
      In physics and all science, dimensional analysis is a tool to find or check relations among physical quantities by using their dimensions. The dimension of a physical quantity is the combination of the basic physical dimensions which describe it; for example, speed has the dimension length per...

  • Conversion (chemistry)
    Conversion (chemistry)
    In chemistry, the phrase conversion has several meanings* specifically the property 'X' related to the yield 'Y' by multiplication with the selectivity 'S', i.e. the mathematical definition X * S = Y, all calculated on a molar basis; e.g...

  • Conversion (logic), a concept in traditional logic
  • Electric vehicle conversion
    Electric vehicle conversion
    An electric vehicle conversion is the modification of a conventional internal combustion engine vehicle to electric propulsion, creating an all-electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.-Elements of a conversion:...

    , modification of a conventional vehicle to battery electric
  • Energy transformation or "energy conversion"
  • Internal conversion
    Internal conversion
    Internal conversion is a radioactive decay process where an excited nucleus interacts with an electron in one of the lower atomic orbitals, causing the electron to be emitted from the atom. Thus, in an internal conversion process, a high-energy electron is emitted from the radioactive atom, but...

    , a radioactive decay process


  • Convert (command)
    Convert (command)
    In computing, convert is a command-line utility included in the Windows NT operating system line. It is used to convert volumes using the FAT file systems to NTFS.-External links:*...

    , a shell command to convert volumes using the FAT file systems to NTFS
  • CHS conversion, cylinder/head/sector to linear base address
  • Code conversion
    Code conversion
    In telecommunication, the term code conversion has the following meanings:1. Conversion of signals, or groups of signals, in one code into corresponding signals, or groups of signals, in another code....

    , multiple meanings in telecommunication
  • Data conversion
    Data conversion
    Data conversion is the conversion of computer data from one format to another. Throughout a computer environment, data is encoded in a variety of ways. For example, computer hardware is built on the basis of certain standards, which requires that data contains, for example, parity bit checks....

    , from one form of computer data to another
  • ImageMagick
    ImageMagick is an open source software suite for displaying, converting, and editing raster image files. It can read and write over 100 image file formats. ImageMagick is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license.- Features and capabilities:...

    , graphics manipulation program executed with the command: convert
  • Transcoding (Video conversion):
    • Upconversion of video to a higher definition
  • Type conversion
    Type conversion
    In computer science, type conversion, typecasting, and coercion are different ways of, implicitly or explicitly, changing an entity of one data type into another. This is done to take advantage of certain features of type hierarchies or type representations...

    , in computer science, changing an entity of one data type into another


  • "Conversion" (Stargate Atlantis), an episode of the television series
  • "The Conversion" (The Outer Limits), an episode of the television series

Other meanings

  • Conversion (linguistics)
    Conversion (linguistics)
    In linguistics, conversion, also called zero derivation, is a kind of word formation; specifically, it is the creation of a word from an existing word without any change in form...

    , the creation of a word from an existing word without any change in form
  • Conversion syndrome
    Conversion syndrome
    Conversion syndrome describes a condition in which physical symptoms arise for which there is no clear explanation. The term stems from the 19th century European conception of hysteria, which itself can be traced back to Ancient Egyptian papyri from the 16th century BC...

    , a condition in which physical symptoms arise for which there is no clear explanation; cf. Conversion disorder
    Conversion disorder
    Conversion disorder is a condition in which patients present with neurological symptoms such as numbness, blindness, paralysis, or fits without a neurological cause. It is thought that these problems arise in response to difficulties in the patient's life, and conversion is considered a psychiatric...

  • Conversion therapy, attempts to eliminate or diminish same-sex desires and behaviors
  • Conversion of scripts
    Conversion of scripts
    The conversion of scripts or writing is a procedure of replacing text written in one script or writing system with the characters of another script or system in order to make the text legible for users of another language or script....

     - procedure of replacing text written in one writing system with characters of another writing system
  • Miniature conversion
    Miniature conversion
    Miniature conversion refers to the practice of altering the appearance of a miniature or model so as to deviate from the standard version purchased in a boxed set....

    , altering the appearance of a model
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