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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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Prakash Jha: A lovely actor and a compassionate man dear Tom Alter, your forever smiling face will be missed my friend.
It should be pointed out that the same signaling systems (AC cAMP) involved in the sexselective changes in brain development have also been shown to alter heart and liver function in adulthood (Meyer et al.
Regis Philbin said, "Nancy Brier Alter is indomitable, irrepressive, inspirational.
Alter had to correct the translations, at least of the passages he quotes.
The foregoing authorities amply illustrate that the distinction between agency theories and alter ego theories is often a finely drawn one -- one that may not be critical to the jurisdictional analysis in a particular case.
Alter made his film debut in 1976 with Ramanand Sagar's directorial Charas , which starred Dharmendra and Hema Malini in lead roles.
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that IFS business partner Alter Systems Ltd has joined the global IFS Partner Network to resell, implement, and support IFS Applications in Ukraine.
26 April 2013 - Dutch food company Royal Wessanen nv (AMS:WES) said Friday it had struck a deal to take over organic and fair-trade food specialist France Alter Eco from a group of private investors.
The Iowa Department of Economic Development and Alter Trading worked out the agreement.
The IRS was unable to satisfy the full personal tax assessment against David and filed a lien against Bantu Nebraska citing the corporation as David's nominee or alter ego.
Long before the actual window installation could begin, Alter Steel's in-house design team spent months in close collaboration with the project architects, Cabrera Barricklo Architects, P.
No one is yet proposing to alter the human NR2B gene.