modification

  • 1modification — [ mɔdifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1385; lat. modificatio 1 ♦ Didact. Manière d être accidentelle d une substance; relation du mode à la substance qu il détermine. ⇒ modalité. « Les passions ne sont que des modifications de l amour de soi » (Rousseau). 2 ♦ …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2modification — I noun adaptation, adjustment, alteration, change, correction, exception, limitation, partial change, qualification, reservation, restriction, slight change, variation associated concepts: amendment, material modification, modification of a… …

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  • 3Modification — Mod i*fi*ca tion, n. [L. modificatio a measuring: cf. F. modification. See {Modify}.] 1. The act of modifying, or the state of being modified; a change; as, the modification of an opinion, or of a machine. Bentley. Syn: change, alteration,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Modification — may refer to: Modifications of school work for students with special educational needs Modifications (genetics) Posttranslational modifications Mod (computer gaming) Modified car Body modification Grammatical modifier See also All pages with… …

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  • 5modification — UK US /ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [C or U] ► a change to something, usually to improve it: »Modification of the firmware to run more programs is fairly simple. slight/minor modification »The press release is ready apart from a couple of slight… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 6modification — Refers to a change in the terms of a filed plan. A plan may be changed by the proponent of the plan or the reorganized debtor before or after confirmation. If the modification is sought after a plan has been confirmed, the plan, as modified, must …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 7modification — (n.) c.1500, in philosophy, from M.Fr. modification (14c.) and directly from L. modificationem (nom. modificatio) a measuring, noun of action from pp. stem of modificare (see MODIFY (Cf. modify)). Meaning alteration to an object to bring it up to …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8modification — Modification. s. f. v. L action par laquelle une chose est modifiée. Il signifie aussi, Restriction, limitation. On enregistra tous les Edits avec quelque modification …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9modification — modification. См. модификация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 10Modification — Modification. См. Модифицирование. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 11Modification — Modification, lat., Abänderung; modificiren, abändern …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 12modification — change, alteration, variation (see under CHANGE vb) Analogous words: transformation, metamorphosis, conversion, transmogrification (see under TRANSFORM): qualification, tempering (see corresponding verbs at MODERATE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13modification — Modification, Limitation, Restriction, Moderatio, Praescriptio, Praescriptum, B …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 14modification — ► NOUN 1) the action of modifying. 2) a change made …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15modification — [mäd΄ə fi kā′shən] n. [MFr < L modificatio < pp. of modificare: see MODIFY] a modifying or being modified; specif., a) a partial or slight change in form b) a product of such a change c) a slight reduction; moderation d) a qualification or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16modification — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, extensive, major ▪ minor, slight ▪ further ▪ important, necessary …

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  • 17modification — mod|i|fi|ca|tion [ ,madıfı keıʃn ] noun FORMAL * 1. ) count or uncount a small change to something, especially to a machine, system, or plan: ALTERATION: The new proposals need some modification. modification to: A minor modification to the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18modification */*/ — UK [ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌmɑdɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms modification : singular modification plural modifications formal 1) [countable/uncountable] a small change to something, especially to a machine, system, or plan The new proposals need …

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  • 19modification — /mod euh fi kay sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of modifying. 2. the state of being modified; partial alteration. 3. a modified form; variety. 4. Biol. a change in a living organism acquired from its own activity or environment and not… …

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  • 20modification — mod|i|fi|ca|tion [ˌmɔdıfıˈkeıʃən US ˌma: ] n 1.) a small change made in something such as a design, plan, or system modification to ▪ We ve made one or two modifications to the original design. ▪ They have used the same process for almost 50… …

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