What is alteration?

  • (noun): The act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment).
    Synonyms: modification, adjustment
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on alteration:

SGOL2 - Function - Model Organisms
... been shown that disruption of the mouse SGOL2 does not cause any alteration in sister chromatid cohesion in embryonic cultured fibroblasts and adult somatic tissues ... normally and survive to adulthood without any apparent alteration, both male and female Sgol2-deficient mice from this line are infertile ... This molecular alteration is manifested cytologically by the complete loss of centromere cohesion at metaphase II leading to single chromatids and physiologically with the ...
Drainage Law in The United States - The Reasonable Use Rule
... It allows a landowner to make "reasonable" alteration to the drainage pattern of his parcel, with liability only occurring when the alteration causes "unreasonable ... test to determine whether a landowner is liable to his neighbors for his alteration of drainage ... the drainage to make use of their land? Was the alteration done in a reasonable manner? Does the utility of the actor’s conduct reasonably outweigh the gravity of harm to others? ...
Conodont Alteration Index
... The Conodont Alteration Index (CAI) is used to estimate the maximum temperature reached by a sedimentary rock using thermal alteration of conodont fossils ...

More definitions of "alteration":

  • (noun): The act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification).
    Synonyms: revision
  • (noun): An event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another.
    Synonyms: change, modification

Famous quotes containing the word alteration:

    Let me not to the marriage of true minds
    Admit impediments. Love is not love
    Which alters when it alteration finds,
    Or bends with the remover to remove.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)