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conversion of something to a different form.
culture change the sum of the changes that occur in a culture over time in response to various circumstances; such changes result from contact between groups and forces within the culture.
dressing change/wound care in the omaha system, the observing, cleansing, irrigating, or covering of a wound, lesion, or incision.
reciprocal c's the changes seen in leads facing the wall opposite to a myocardial infarction; they were formerly thought to be purely electrical but are now considered a sign of more extensive myocardial damage.
role change in the omaha system, movement away from or into a set of expected behavioral characteristics.


(awl'ter-ā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with alternation.
1. A change.
2. An act of making something different.


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Mr and Mrs Bradley, extensions and alterations to farmhouse and barns to form four properties (Listed Building), Nether Moor Farm, Sandy Lane, South Crosland.
The expeditor can assist with processing the Alteration Type II application and procuring the Letter of Completion.
The most obvious vertical scale alterations display broken scales or gradations that begin at a number greater than zero.
The cost limitation for the total amount of improvements or structural alterations is a once-in-a-life-time benefit, and eligibility terminates when that cost limit is reached.
The Act's requirements for providing physical access to existing facilities are much more limited than for new construction or major alterations.
Consent Granted | Clydesdale Bank Plc, Listed Building Consent for alteration and refurbishment including alterations to entrance to provide disabled access, removal of external nightsafe, alterations to entrance lobby to provide level access, platform lift and internal alterations (Listed Building within a Conservation Area), Yorkshire Bank, 40 New Street, Huddersfield.
2000) demonstrated toxicity of NP to mothers and offspring, but found no alterations in open-field activity and running wheel activity in offspring after perinatal NP exposure.
The first alteration is to permit employees to voluntarily forego their future Social Security benefits in exchange for putting 20% of their Social Security payments (both employer and employee components) into their existing personal 401(k), IRA, or other retirement plan.
Kirklees Council, PRP, discharge condition on |previous permission for alterations to existing building to form six residential houses, and internal and external alterations (listed building, conservation area), Waverley Chambers, Kirkgate.
Tenders are invited for Scoil Padraig NS, Corduff - single storey extension, with internal alterations and alterations to entrance
classical birth defects and on functional alterations whose effects are readily observable early in development.