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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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15] Though he seems to slumber in the heather, yet he moves all the time, for his skin, ever changeful, turns now gold, now silver, until he vanishes from sight among the ferns and mosses.
The Ganges and Brahmaputra are the chains of gold that wind round and round your neck; in the woodland fringes on the distant banks of the dark waters of the river, I have seen your collyrium-darkened eyelashes; the changeful sheen of your sari moves for me in the play of light and shade amongst the swaying shoots of green corn; and the blazing summer heat, which makes the whole sky lie gasping like a red-tongued lion in the desert is nothing but your cruel radiance.
The representation she does find is more open-ended, changeful and multivalent.
Discussion allows students to experience the changeful, non-fixed, evolutionary nature of ideas.
The metaphysical extension of the cosmos from what is known today through the methods, doctrines, and accumulated research findings of science is seen through the philosophy of objective relativism as being "stable and changeful, filled with life and death, replete with tragedy and joy, a tissue of interlocked processes, a multiplicity of unities, a one in many" (Morris, 1948, p.
So Hecuba: "All with changeful pain / My body rocketh, and would fain / Move to the tune of tears that flow: / For tears are music too, and keep / A song unheard in hearts that weep" (17).
Always changeful, when he tired of painting landscapes he avowed, with characteristic pugnacity, how pleased he was that he had painted them so hastily that the colours had deteriorated.
Its plotless form, Titmarsh's narrative voice, and even its use of folktale motifs such as devils signal a privileging of the pre-modern, and static over the modern and changeful.
Changeful geopolitical situation in the early 90s established new dynamics in the Vienna city development.
A willful, spoiled example of eternally changeful Woman or a woman absolutely (if less than heroically) refusing to humble herself before patriarchy?
Her 62-year-old husband said in the same book, which is a collection of his and 23 other celebrities' accounts on their bizarre experiences, ''My life after I met my wife has been much more changeful and interesting than before'' and that he is grateful for that.
At the changeful wind the generation of wind power plants may be changing very quickly from zero up to the maximum power.