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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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Existence appears locked up in the changelessness of time and space in the first as well in the latter part of the day
That is, why did his conception of changelessness first appear in disputes concerning natural history when it lent itself so readily to religious, philosophical, economic, social, or political applications?
For Timaeus, it is changelessness which is ultimately valuable, but since the world is physical (i.
Obsession with Britishness and the greatness cargo-cult often has its own weird parochialism: an indurate sense of centrality, and hence of both potency of will and changelessness, the superiority syndrome once ridiculed in Australia as 'Pommy'.
Thompson disputes the myth of changelessness in Baptist thought and highlights the change of language about baptism over the centuries.
Both Arwen and Galadriel willingly choose to let go of the illusion of changelessness that the nearly (but not completely) immortal nature of the Elves enables them to enjoy.
In other words, the difference between ancient Greece and the twentieth-century United States may be described textually on the boxes of the Collection, but it is not marked on the body of Barbie, whose physical changelessness (she has never gotten old, fat, or pregnant) is one of her defining characteristics.
There is a lot to be said for changelessness, and the landscapes of France seem, at least on the surface, to show it to good effect.
Erich Kolig, another commentator on Aboriginal religious life, has constantly emphasized an Aboriginal dogma of changelessness and continuity from the Dreaming enshrined in southern Kimberley Aboriginal cosmologies.
This, Deane argues, 'is a true dialectic, by virtue of which the term changelessness finds its meaning in its opposite, change; in which eternal recurrence discovers itself through the concept of eternal fixity; the wheel of becoming turns into the phase of being' (p.
Everywhere in Hesperides, and especially as typified by the Sack poems, is Herrick's preoccupation with mingling, changeful changelessness, eclecticism, and inclusion--his affirmations of the continuity and community of worship and of human experience (Guibbory 86), no matter what the source.
Sula resists it because forced stasis (and its denotations of immobility, changelessness, and durability not elected by self) neither is her nature nor represents for her acceptable prospects.