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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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THE world of glamour rarely infiltrates homespun Walsall but things are changing down Bescot way.
Power output has been raised to 250bhp at 6,200rpm and there's a linear torque curve that in practical terms will allow the driver to cruise in sixth gear at less than 2,000rpm, then accelerate quickly away without changing down.
He believes that what most see as a mindless, labour intensive inconvenience, could be `an effective way of changing down a gear at the end of a hectic day.