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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 are numerous opportunities during gestation where insecticides and products from several other chemical classes can alter the purpose of a cell, tissue, organ, or system function in the brain or CNS, much like the discoveries presented for CPF.
This ensures that no one can remove or alter the data without copying the original.
Further, this response reduces saliva production, alters the normal oral chemical balance, and allows for growth of gram-negative bacteria.
a cross-chain D reorganization) or the TASCO recast (a distribution by T's alter ego), then T or the alter ego should recognize gain on the distribution of the NB asset.
A case of somatization disorder is reported, which produced an alter personality during progress of treatment with hypnotherapy.
According to Alter Trading, the company will continue to operate under Miller Compressing name.
Regis Philbin said, "Nancy Brier Alter is indomitable, irrepressive, inspirational.
The code of the American Society of Media Photographers places the responsibility on the photojournalist to never alter the content or meaning of a news photograph.
You can chemically alter the energy required to start solidification by adding a grain refiner.
They decided to try a novel approach: to alter the human gene so that the bacteria would replace a single amino acid -- a cysteine at position 17 in the protein -- with a different amino acid, serine.
Alter has done just what we would like him to do for an authoritative book on Menger.