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Altering is a member of the word family alter, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun altering

What does altering mean as a name of something?


  1. the sterilization of an animal
    • example: I'm tired of altering my plans every time you change your mind.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of altering: fixing / neutering
    • more generic words: sterilisation / sterilization = the act of making an organism barren or infertile
    • more specific words:

Phrases with Altering

  1. mind-altering drug
  2. consciousness-altering drug
  3. mind-altering

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Altering

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Google previewThe American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year ... (1865)

Vice-President is elected by the people, and it was desirable, upon grounds of public policy, to subject them to the impeaching powers of Congress, they are inserted; but the insertio unius est exclmio altering is a familiar rule of interpretation ...

Google previewSport Ethics in Context (2007)

by Debra Shogan

3° Little wonder body altering is a multibillion— dollar business in North America. Dieticians, electrolysists, cosmetic surgeons, fitness instructors, weight trainers, and makeup professionals assist individuals' attempts to achieve the standard or ...

Google previewReports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York (1864)

by George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Erasmus Peshine Smith, Francis Kernan, Joel Tiffany, Samuel Hand

Expressio unius est exclusio altering is a canon of interpretation. In statutes, ordinances and written instruments, the express mention of one thing implies the exclusion of every other. So the grant of power to the legislature to erect inferior local ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams (2012)

The Evolution, Function, Nature, and Mysteries of Slumber by Deirdre Barrett, Patrick McNamara

Altering. Dreaming. A wide variety of prescriptive and supplementary medications are reported to affect dreaming and/or induce nightmares. Until recently, studies addressing medication effects on dreaming focused on those neurochemicals ...

Google previewA dictionary of pratical medicine. 3 vols. [in 4]. 3 vols. [in 4]. (1858)

by James Copland

Altering Vital Actions — Alterants — Deobstruents - - - - ibid. A. Animal deobstruents - - ibid. B. Vegetable deobstruents - - ibid. C. Animal alterants and deobstruents ibid. Class XIII. — Stupefying or Narcotising the Nervous System — Narcotics ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)

Fourth Edition, 2-Volume Set by Richard Schulz

Altering Our Proteome: The Options There are 4fundamentally distinct ways to introduce a protein (or RNA—for brevity we will hereafter mention only proteins) into an individual's cells and/or extracellular milieu. Gene therapy will play a critical ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical medicine (1858)

comprising general pathology, the nature and treatment of diseases... with numerous prescriptions... a classification of diseases... a copious bibliography, with references; and an appendix of approved formulae.../ by James Copland... by James Copland

Altering Vital Actions — Alterants — Deob- struents .... ibid A. deobstraents - - ibid. B. Vegetable deobstruents - - ibid. C. Animal alterants and deobstruents ibid. Class XIII. — Stupefying ob Narcotising the Nervous System — Narcotics ...

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Quotes about Altering

These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism. (Oscar Wilde)
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Scrabble value of A1L1T1E1R1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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