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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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* Do you require the rights to modify the deliverables now or in the future?
3d 425 (1988)] authorized the modification of two irrevocable trusts to change the named successor trustee, confirming that trial courts have the inherent equitable power to modify the terms of a trust "where such modification is necessary to preserve the trust or serve the original intentions of the trustor."
Under one of the special permits, on zoning lots developed with a landmark or with an existing building located in an historic district, the City Planning Commission may modify the use and bulk regulations, except floor area ratio.
According to the Federal Traffic Law, motorists who modify their cars or engine can be fined Dh1,000, and they may be slapped with 12 traffic black points.
These materials positively modify both Western and Southern Bentonite.
However, there are circumstances under which an oral agreement may be enforced to modify a written lease.
However, a material change in principle requires auditors to modify the standard report by referring to the change in an explanatory paragraph.
In order to do that, we have to pinpoint the most beneficial energy sites on the filler surface and learn how to modify them economically.
The SBCs used to modify blown films are generally high-styrene types, roughly 75% styrene/25% butadiene.