Definitions for "Alteration"
The state of being altered; a change made in the form or nature of a thing; changed condition.
Changing or making different.
The recrystallisation of rock surrounding an igneous intrusion in response to the heat supplied by the intrusion.
The use of a sharp or flat to raise or lower a pitch from its natural state.
The raising or lowering of a tone by a half-step, from its diatonic value in a chord. In jazz usage, the fifth and ninth may be raised ( augmented) or lowered ( diminished); the fourth (or eleventh) may be augmented; the thirteenth may be diminished. The expression 'diminished seventh' is used solely as the name of a chord. Of course, in general music theory, any interval may be augmented or diminished.
The raising or lowering of a note by means of an accidental.
In Tempus Perfectum, if a pair of semibreves are between two breves, the second one is `altered', by doubling its duration. Thus, the notation would be equivalent to In order for to be read in Tempus Perfectum as B S S B, it would have to be written with a Punctus Divisionis between the semibreves.
The illegal practice of tampering with a feature on a coin's surface, such as the date and/or mint mark - to give it the appearance of being another date, mint mark or other variety.
A coin that has a date, mintmark, or other feature that has been altered, added, or removed, usually to simulate a rarer issue.
the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
modifying a garment to make it shorter or longer, tighter or looser.
If the alterations involved clothing, you'll have to be strong to avoid some upcoming temptation.
a complete reversal of the direction of a current as any one of the waves shown in Fig
A partial review of a development plan, started under the planning system prior to September 2004.
Work which impacts any exterior architectural feature including construction, reconstruction, or removal of any building or building element.
Keywords:  act, different, making
The act of altering or making different.
Keywords:  date, see
see altered date.