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Modificationnoun

The form of existence belonging to a particular object, entity etc.; a mode of being.

Transformationnoun

The act of transforming or the state of being transformed.

Modificationnoun

(linguistics) the change undergone by a word when used in a construction (for instance am => 'm in I'm)

Transformationnoun

A marked change in appearance or character, especially one for the better.

Modificationnoun

The result of modifying something; a new or changed form.

Transformationnoun

(mathematics) The replacement of the variables in an algebraic expression by their values in terms of another set of variables; a mapping of one space onto another or onto itself; a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system.

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Modificationnoun

The act of making a change to something while keeping its essential character intact; an alteration or adjustment.

Transformationnoun

(linguistics) A rule that systematically converts one syntactic form into another; a sentence derived by such a rule.

Modificationnoun

(biology) A change to an organism as a result of its environment that is not transmissable to offspring.

Transformationnoun

(genetics) The alteration of a bacterial cell caused by the transfer of DNA from another, especially if pathogenic.

Modificationnoun

(linguistics) a change to a word when it is borrowed by another language

Transformationnoun

Ideologically driven government policy - becoming more conformant with socialist and African nationalist groupthink.

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Modificationnoun

The act of modifying, or the state of being modified; a change; as, the modification of an opinion, or of a machine.

Transformationnoun

The act of transforming, or the state of being transformed; change of form or condition.

Modificationnoun

Something which has been modified; a modified form or condition; state as modified; as, the various modifications of light; the latest modification of the operating system crashes less frequently.

Transformationnoun

Any change in an organism which alters its general character and mode of life, as in the development of the germ into the embryo, the egg into the animal, the larva into the insect (metamorphosis), etc.; also, the change which the histological units of a tissue are prone to undergo. See Metamorphosis.

Modificationnoun

The alteration of the meaning of a word or phrase by another word or phrase; - usually a restriction of the scope of the word modified; as, in the phrase "a billion dollars is a relatively small sum to spend on cancer research" the modification of small by relatively is needed to make the sentence accurate, rather than ludicrous.

Transformationnoun

Change of one from of material into another, as in assimilation; metabolism; metamorphosis.

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Modificationnoun

the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

Transformationnoun

The imagined possible or actual change of one metal into another; transmutation.

Modificationnoun

slightly modified copy; not an exact copy;

‘a modification of last year's model’;

Transformationnoun

A change in disposition, heart, character, or the like; conversion.

Modificationnoun

the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase

Transformationnoun

The change, as of an equation or quantity, into another form without altering the value.

Modificationnoun

an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another;

‘the change was intended to increase sales’; ‘this storm is certainly a change for the worse’; ‘the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago’;

Transformationnoun

a qualitative change

Transformationnoun

(mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system

Transformationnoun

a rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure

Transformationnoun

(genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA

Transformationnoun

the act of changing in form or shape or appearance;

‘a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface’;

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