HyperDic: change_of_state

English > 1 sense of the expression change of state:
NOUNactchange of statethe act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics / characteristics
English > change of state: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics / characteristics.
NarroweraerationThe act of charging a liquid / liquid with a gas making it effervescent
arousal, rousingThe act of arousing
beautificationThe act of making something more beautiful
beginning, start, commencementThe act of starting something
change of colorAn act that changes the light that something reflects
chew, chewing, mastication, manductionbiting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
cooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
decorationThe act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
defoliationCausing the leaves of trees and other plants to fall off (as by the use of chemicals)
degradation, debasementchanging to a lower state (a less respected state)
improvementThe act of improving something
infusionThe act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality
meddling, tamperingThe act of altering something secretly or improperly
nullification, overrideThe act of nullifying
passage, transitionThe act of passing from one state or place to the next
reversalA change from one state to the opposite state
seasoningThe act of adding a seasoning to food
soiling, soilure, dirtyingThe act of soiling something
specialization, specialisationThe act of specializing
spiritualization, spiritualisationThe act of making something spiritual
termination, ending, conclusionThe act of ending something
transfer, transferenceThe act of transfering something from one form to another
wettingThe act of making something wet
worseningchanging something with the result that it becomes worse
BroaderchangeThe action of changing something
Spanishcambio de estado
Catalancanvi d'estat

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