Origin of alteration
OTHER WORDS FROM alterationpre·al·ter·a·tion, nounpro·al·ter·a·tion, adjectivere·al·ter·a·tion, noun
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McClellan, the Senate sponsor, told the Times-Dispatch and ProPublica she was unaware of the alteration until the news organizations asked her about it, months after the bill passed.Inside the Utility Company Lobbying Blitz That Will Hike Electric Bills|by Patrick Wilson, Richmond Times-Dispatch|October 9, 2020|ProPublica
They enter some kind of what’s called “disconnection state,” and they have a profound alteration of consciousness at high doses.How Are Psychedelics and Other Party Drugs Changing Psychiatry? (Ep. 433)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 1, 2020|Freakonomics
The DNA alterations act like bookmarks that help cells to quickly retrieve those genomic instructions and carry them out — not only “for the infection you saw the first time but any infection,” Netea said.‘Trained Immunity’ Offers Hope in Fight Against Coronavirus|Esther Landhuis|September 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Nor have coaches made any alterations in their team strategies.Why Are The WNBA’s ‘Home’ Teams Feeling So At Home In The Bubble?|Howard Megdal|August 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
This stands true particularly for the e-commerce industry, which went through multiple changes during the three-month lockdown and continues to see more alterations even in the unlock phase.The new normal has opened up new job roles in the Indian e-commerce industry|Sankar Bora|July 3, 2020|Quartz
But that pales in comparison to the biggest alteration—the ending.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler|Marlow Stern|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Close was so distraught by the alteration that she initially refused to take part in the re-shoot.Return of the Bunny Boiler: Fatal Attraction’s World Stage Premiere|Nico Hines|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor can they claim that this minor but mercilessly hyped alteration makes a serious dent in the deficit.Obama’s Urgently Pushing for ‘Buffett Rule’ Tax Change, but Why Now?|Michael Medved|April 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At first sight, this may seem but a minor alteration in tone, or nuance.
If they liked it, fine; if not, they would often suggest an alteration.
In any social movement, then, change and alteration in a new direction must be balanced against the demands of social stability.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
In length there was no alteration, but the design seems more condensed, more compact, yet slightly wider in the opening.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
The ground lately in the shaft has been cleaner killas, and if any alteration, better ground.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Indeed, I do not think that Coleridge made any alteration in the poem since its composition in 1797 and 1800.
If an alteration be required an experienced repairer only can know the kind of bar required.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce