Definition of Modifying

1. Verb. (present participle of modify) Altering. ¹



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Definition of Modifying

1. modify [v] - See also: modify

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Literary usage of Modifying

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1. Genetics; an Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1922)
"modifying GENES AND SELECTION The recognition of modifying genes has furnished an explanation for the apparent effectiveness of selection within a pure line ..."

2. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1875)
"In Astronomy, human inter- of modifying vention was out of the question: in ... The one power or the other,—the power of foreseeing or of modifying,—is ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"This was only varied by an earnest emphasis, so frequent in every sentence, as to show how many modifying expressions there were which it was necessary to ..."

4. The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil by William Young Sellar (1908)
"The conditions indicated in the comparison between the two periods are to be studied as modifying, not as productive, influences. ..."

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