mod·i·fi·ca·tion /ˌmɑdəfəˈkeʃən/ 名詞
1. The act of modifying, or the state of being modified; a change; as, the modification of an opinion, or of a machine.
Syn: -- change, alteration, adjustment.
2. Something which has been modified; a modified form or condition; state as modified; as, the various modifications of light; the latest modification of the operating system crashes less frequently.
Syn: -- model8.
n 1: the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a
garment) [syn: alteration, adjustment]
2: slightly modified copy; not an exact copy; "a modification
of last year's model"
3: the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies
the meaning of the phrase [syn: qualifying, limiting]
4: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or
phase to another; "the change was intended to increase
sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse";
"the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since
his last visit years ago" [syn: change, alteration]