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modify

[′mäd·ə‚fī]
(computer science)
To alter a portion of an instruction so its interpretation and execution will be other than normal; the modification may permanently change the instruction or leave it unchanged and affect only the current execution; the most frequent modification is that of the effective address through the use of index registers.
To alter a subroutine according to a defined parameter.
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The project would continue research conducted at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center that tested a fighter jet with a modified nose to show it was possible to use the shape of an aircraft to soften sonic booms.
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