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change

1. money given or received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or in a different currency
2. the balance of money given or received when the amount tendered is larger than the amount due
3. Archaic a place where merchants meet to transact business; an exchange
4. Astronomy the transition from one phase of the moon to the next
5. the order in which a peal of bells may be rung
6. Sport short for changeover

change

see SOCIAL CHANGE.

change

In building construction, an authorized alteration or deviation from the design or scope of work as originally defined by the contract documents.
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Sonnets (London: Macmillan, 1981) deals with the changeful phenomena of
Consider also another of Cherryh's frequent themes: the character types (in Rimrunners and in Tripoint) who find ordinary human association bafflingly ambiguous, changeful, and unreliable, and prefer instead the clear rules and lines of command to be found in the militarized Company ships.
were its most changeful, and each epoch fought its own defining war.
As we know that the eyes locate in the upper part of the face and that the pixels near the eyes are more changeful in value comparing with the other parts of face, it is obvious that the peak of this horizontal projection in the upper part can give us the horizontal position of eyes.
It shows that based on the Xie rule optimization, with limited interaction which contains both He and Xie, the organization could better adapt to the changeful environment and improve the whole adaptation level more quickly in new environment.
Chief among these is the way it flinches from confronting the consequences of viewing the prologue "as both a seismograph of cultural change and itself a changeful vessel of theatrical convention" (115).
Population shifts, change in real income levels, improvement in access roads, and increase in leisure time are just a few of the changes occurring in a dynamic and changeful economy.
He is kind, because he seldom witnesses distress; generous because his pay is competent and sure; fearless because he is familiar with danger; thoughtless because he is under no responsibility; changeful in his feelings, because there is little occasion for control; a drunkard, often from fashion; and dissipated, because under constraints from society.
The point of projecting his own changeful reality outward is not only to rid himself of it--by giving the musician his identity, he also frees the artist's identity so that he might slip into it.