verb (used with object), mod·i·fied, mod·i·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), mod·i·fied, mod·i·fy·ing.
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Some of the outcomes of scientific development, such as genetically modified foods, are widely mistrusted by the public in most countries.Conservative unease with science is global, but extreme in the US|John Timmer|September 30, 2020|Ars Technica
In modern vaccines, we use dead or modified strains of a virus to introduce our immune systems to dangerous pathogens without actually facing risk of infection.
Doing all this will help you develop or modify your social media strategy.Post-COVID-19 strategy to restore your social media reputation|Birbahadur Kathayat|September 30, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The courts have modified existing practices somewhat, usually temporarily.Courts view GOP fraud claims skeptically as Democrats score key legal victories over mail voting|Elise Viebeck|September 28, 2020|Washington Post
The modified helicopters were designated as Super Hueys, with a current fleet of 10 assigned helicopters and two fully operational spares.West Coast states are calling in all their best planes and helicopters to fight fires|By Dan Pimentel/Flying|September 25, 2020|Popular Science
All neurones have the three characteristics of sensitivity, conductivity, and modifiability.Principles of Teaching|Adam S. Bennion
There appears indeed to be hardly any limit to the almost infinite plasticity and modifiability of domestic animals.Charles Darwin|Grant Allen
As has been already suggested, one of the most important characteristics of all these tendencies is their modifiability.
The plasticity of neurone groups seems to vary in two respects--as to modifiability and as to power to hold modifications.