modification

modification
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 years with only minor modifications .
2.) [U and C]
the act of modifying something, or the process of being modified
modification of
The review resulted in the modification of our security procedures.
modification in
Knowledge of the ill effects of tobacco has led to a modification in smoking behaviour.

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  • modification — 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… …   Law dictionary

  • Modification — 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

  • Modification — 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… …   Wikipedia

  • modification — 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

  • modification — 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

  • modification — (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

  • modification — 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

  • modification — 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.

  • Modification — 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

  • Modification — Modification, lat., Abänderung; modificiren, abändern …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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