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"aliteration" is probably misspelled. Trying alteration instead Definition of alteration

1. alteration [ n ] an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Examples: : "the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"

Used in print:

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

Any alteration of one of these factors is distortion , although we generally use that word only for effects so pronounced that they can be stated quantitatively on the basis of standard tests .

The easiest way to describe this release is to say that it reproduces an interesting and effective Steinberg performance with minimal alteration of its musical values .

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

Perhaps a clue to these and related problems lies_in the fact that changes in the intensity of hypothalamic discharges which are associated with changes in its balance lead also to qualitative alterations in reactivity .

These are few and seemingly disjointed data , but they illustrate the important fact that fundamental alterations in conditioned_reactions occur in a variety of states in which the hypothalamic balance has been altered by physiological experimentation , pharmacological action , or clinical processes .

Synonyms change alteration modification Related Terms happening death development variation increase damage revolution decrease surprise transformation separation birth transition easing mutation destabilization avulsion loss_of_consciousness deformation conversion transmutation mutation vagary twinkle sublimation sex_change shimmer change change modify

2. alteration [ n ] the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

Used in print:

(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)

In_association_with these changes in the fibers , there were striking alterations in the muscle nuclei .

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

Although we are still far from a complete understanding of these problems , as a first approximation , it is suggested that alterations in the hypothalamic balance with consequent changes in the hypothalamic cortical discharges account_for major changes in behavior seen in various moods and states of emotions in man and beast under physiological circumstances , in experimental and clinical neurosis , and as the result of psychopharmacological agents .

Synonyms adjustment modification alteration Related Terms change qualification tightening loosening adaptation accommodation tune adjust alter

3. alteration [ n ] the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
Examples: "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"

Synonyms revision alteration Related Terms transformation qualification reorganization distraction metamorphosis modulation retool

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