change of integrity

Definitions of change of integrity
  1. noun
    the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something
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    Secession
    the withdrawal of eleven southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War
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    connection, connexion, joining
    the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication)
    break, breakage, breaking
    the act of breaking something
    burst, explosion
    the act of exploding or bursting
    burning, combustion
    the act of burning something
    combination, combining, compounding
    the act of combining things to form a new whole
    opening
    becoming open or being made open
    separation
    the act of dividing or disconnecting
    transformation, translation
    the act of changing in form or shape or appearance
    transformation
    (genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA
    filling
    the act of filling something
    hardening
    the act of making something harder (firmer or tighter or more compact)
    damage, harm, hurt, scathe
    the act of damaging something or someone
    hit
    a connection made via the internet to another website
    interconnection
    (computer science) the act of interconnecting (wires or computers or theories etc.)
    intersection
    the act of intersecting (as joining by causing your path to intersect your target's path)
    approximation, bringing close together
    the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue
    concatenation
    the act of linking together as in a series or chain
    convergence, convergency, converging
    the act of converging (coming closer)
    coming upon, encounter
    a casual meeting with a person or thing
    articulation
    the act of joining things in such a way that motion is possible
    adjunction, junction
    an act of joining or adjoining things
    attachment, fastening
    the act of fastening things together
    rupture
    the act of making a sudden noisy break
    shattering, smashing
    the act of breaking something into small pieces
    crack, cracking, fracture
    the act of cracking something
    chip, chipping, splintering
    the act of chipping something
    detonation
    the act of detonating an explosive
    fulmination
    the act of exploding with noise and violence
    arson, fire-raising, incendiarism
    malicious burning to destroy property
    firing, ignition, inflammation, kindling, lighting
    the act of setting something on fire
    incineration
    the act of burning something completely; reducing it to ashes
    affixation, attachment
    the act of attaching or affixing something
    confusion
    an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended
    admixture, commixture, intermixture, mix, mixing, mixture
    the act of mixing together
    fusion
    the act of fusing (or melting) together
    blend, blending
    the act of blending components together thoroughly
    interspersal, interspersion
    the act of combining one thing at intervals among other things
    temperance
    the act of tempering
    conjugation, jointure, unification, union, uniting
    the act of making or becoming a single unit
    avulsion
    a forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another
    dissociation
    the act of removing from association
    secession, withdrawal
    formal separation from an alliance or federation
    disunion
    the termination or destruction of union
    disconnection, disjunction
    the act of breaking a connection
    division
    the act or process of dividing
    cut, cutting
    the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
    detachment, disengagement
    the act of releasing from an attachment or connection
    tear
    the act of tearing
    remotion, removal
    the act of removing
    division, partition, partitioning, sectionalisation, sectionalization, segmentation
    the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
    permutation
    complete change in character or condition
    alteration, revision
    the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
    transfiguration
    the act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify
    transmogrification
    the act of changing into a different form or appearance (especially a fantastic or grotesque one)
    metamorphosis
    a complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft
    saturation
    the act of soaking thoroughly with a liquid
    annealing, tempering
    hardening something by heat treatment
    impairment
    damage that results in a reduction of strength or quality
    defacement, disfiguration, disfigurement
    the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something
    wound, wounding
    the act of inflicting a wound
    burn
    damage inflicted by fire
    defloration
    an act that despoils the innocence or beauty of something
    divergence, divergency
    the act of moving away in different direction from a common point
    withdrawal
    the act of ceasing to participate in an activity
    consolidation, integration
    the act of combining into an integral whole
    flood, flowage
    the act of flooding; filling to overflowing
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    change
    the action of changing something
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