Alteration


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alteration

[‚ȯl·tə′rā·shən]
(graphic arts)
In printing composition, a change that is made in typeset copy.
(petrology)
A change in a rock's mineral composition.

Alteration

A term in the building code referring to any change in a structure which does not increase any of its exterior dimensions, or any modification in construction or grade of occupancy.

alteration

Construction in a building which may change the structural parts, mechanical equipment, or location of openings, but does not increase the overall area of dimensions of the building.
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There was a steady increase in alteration effects with each alteration level (readers looked at distortions of 5%, 25% and 55%).
Potential alteration in elimination as evidenced by indwelling catheter (this problem would have been more accurately stated as "Alteration in urinary elimination with risk of infection related to indwelling bladder catheter")
Sketches with measurements of the alterations (for wheelchair ramps not more than 44" wide, a gradual incline of not more than 1" per linear foot of incline, a blueprint sketch, and location of the proposed ramp are required.
The Act requires public transit authorities to acquire accessible vehicles and make certain alterations to transportation facilities to make the facilities accessible to people with disabilities, including people in wheelchairs.
1 mg/kg/day (low dose) and 10 mg/kg/day (high dose) orally] daily from gestational day 3 to postnatal day 20 (transplacental and lactational exposures) would lead to behavioral alterations in the male offspring of F344 rats.
In addition, it may lead to new glasses with a chemistry that prevents alteration layers or encourages an alteration layer that hinders cracks.
T- 696 to T- 699 with alteration Specification IRS T-1-2012 Provisional Item B: Supply of Combination Fish plate for 52 Kg/ 90 R Rails to RDSO Drg.
Exposure to environmental agents during early development can result in death, structural malformation, and/or functional alteration of the embryo/fetus.
With regard to alterations, more than 50 percent of the buildings said they did not have an architect or an engineer to review each alteration apartment project.
c facilities, (2) alteration work at entrance, with removal of wall and setting back, and re surfacing affected area (3) pre fab classroom to be moved 1.