Modification definition

mŏdə-fĭ-kāshən
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A change in an organism that results from external influences and cannot be inherited.
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The act or process of modifying or the condition of being modified.
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Modification is a change that is made, or is the act of changing something.

When a plan is in place and you make a slight change to the plan such as building a wall one inch taller, this is an example of modification.

The small change you make such as building a wall one inch taller is also an example of a modification.

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A change undergone by a word that is borrowed from another language.
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A phonological change undergone by a word or morpheme when it is used in a construction, as the change of will to 'll in they'll.
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The act or result of modifying or the condition of being modified.
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An alteration or adjustment to something.
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(linguistics) A change to a word when it is borrowed by another language.
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(linguistics) The change undergone by a word when used in a construction (for instance am => 'm in I'm)
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A change to an organism as a result of its environment that is not transmissable to offspring.
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A modifying or being modified.
  • A partial or slight change in form or content.
  • A product or result of such a change.
  • (biol.) A change in an organism caused by its environment and not inheritable.
  • (linguis.) A change in the form of a morpheme (Ex.: foot, feet; bath, bathe)
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A change or a result produced by modifying.

New modifications in the car's design.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
modification
Plural:
modifications

Origin of modification

  • Borrowing from French modification, from Latin modificatio (“a measuring"), from modificare (“to limit, control, modify"); see modify.

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