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Mutation synonyms
myo͝o-tā'shən
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The change undergone by an animal cell upon infection by a cancer-causing virus.
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  1. The change undergone by an animal cell upon infection by a cancer-causing virus.
  2. (Linguis.) The process of changing, by the application of certain syntactic rules, an abstract underlying structure into a surface structure
  3. A marked change, as in appearance or character, usually for the better:
(--- Biol.) A change in an organism caused by its environment and not inheritable
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  1. (--- Biol.) A change in an organism caused by its environment and not inheritable
  2. A change in an organism that results from external influences and cannot be inherited.
  3. A partial or slight change in form or content
The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
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  1. The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
  2. (--- Statistics) The amount by which a number differs from an average or other comparable value
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
The degree or extent of such change
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  1. The degree or extent of such change
  2. The act, fact, or process of varying; change or deviation in form, condition, appearance, extent, etc. from a former or usual state, or from an assumed standard
  3. (Biol.) A deviation from the usual or parental type in structure or form
An altering or being altered
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  1. An altering or being altered
  2. The condition resulting from altering; modification.
  3. The result of this; change
Money returned as the difference between the price of something bought and the bill or coin of larger denomination given in payment
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  1. Money returned as the difference between the price of something bought and the bill or coin of larger denomination given in payment
  2. The replacing of one thing for another; substitution:
  3. In jazz, a change of harmony; a modulation.
A change in an organism that results from external influences and cannot be inherited.
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  1. A change in an organism that results from external influences and cannot be inherited.
  2. A partial or slight change in form or content
  3. (--- Biol.) A change in an organism caused by its environment and not inheritable
A complete change; a transformation:
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  1. A complete change; a transformation:
  2. (Music) A transformation of a set's prime form, by applying one or more of certain operations, specifically, transposition, inversion, and retrograde.
  3. The process of altering the order of a given set of objects in a group.
The act, fact, or process of varying; change or deviation in form, condition, appearance, extent, etc. from a former or usual state, or from an assumed standard
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  1. The act, fact, or process of varying; change or deviation in form, condition, appearance, extent, etc. from a former or usual state, or from an assumed standard
  2. (Astron.) A change in or deviation from the mean motion or orbit of a planet, satellite, etc.
  3. The degree or extent of such change
Something different; variety:
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  1. Something different; variety:
  2. The replacing of one thing for another; substitution:
  3. In jazz, a change of harmony; a modulation.
A conversion to a different purpose or from one system to another, as in equipment or production techniques.
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  1. A conversion to a different purpose or from one system to another, as in equipment or production techniques.
  2. A complete change, as in goods produced, methods of production, or equipment
Something that is changed from one use, function, or purpose to another.
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  1. Something that is changed from one use, function, or purpose to another.
  2. A change from lack of faith to religious belief; adoption of a religion
  3. (Math.) A change in the form of a quantity, a unit, or an expression without a change in the value
(Biol.) A change in form, structure, or function as a result of development; specif., the physical transformation undergone by various animals during development after the embryonic state, as of the tadpole to the frog or of the larva of an insect to the pupa and the pupa to the adult
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  1. (Biol.) A change in form, structure, or function as a result of development; specif., the physical transformation undergone by various animals during development after the embryonic state, as of the tadpole to the frog or of the larva of an insect to the pupa and the pupa to the adult
  2. A usually degenerative change in the structure of a particular body tissue.
  3. The form resulting from such change
(Now Chiefly Dial.) A change of clothing
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  1. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A change of clothing
  2. A change in attitude, judgment, or emphasis.
  3. (Linguistics) A systematic change of the phonetic or phonemic structure of a language.
(Bible, proper) The change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain: Matt. 17
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  1. (Bible, proper) The change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain: Matt. 17
  2. A marked change in form or appearance; a metamorphosis.
  3. A change that glorifies or exalts.
A translating or being translated
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  1. A translating or being translated
  2. The result of a translating; esp., writing or speech translated into another language
  3. A translated version of a text.
The act or process of being transformed into a different form
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  1. The act or process of being transformed into a different form
(Chem.) The conversion of atoms of a given element into atoms of a different isotope or of a different element, as in radioactive disintegration or by nuclear bombardment
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  1. (Chem.) The conversion of atoms of a given element into atoms of a different isotope or of a different element, as in radioactive disintegration or by nuclear bombardment
  2. The act or an instance of transmuting; transformation.
  3. The changing of one chemical element into another. Transmutations occur naturally through radioactive decay, or artificially by bombarding the nucleus of a substance with subatomic particles.
The act of transubstantiating; change of one substance into another
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  1. The act of transubstantiating; change of one substance into another
  2. (R.C.Ch., Eastern Orthodox Ch.) The doctrine that, in the Eucharist, the bread and wine in their essential reality are changed into the body and blood of Christ, although they continue to look, taste, etc. as they did beforehand
  3. This change
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