Lexique scientifique transdisciplinaire


Résultats anglais
alter (verbe)
Sens 1 : (cause something/somebody to) to become different; change in character, position, size, shape, etc. [Source : D'après OAL]
Équivalent(s) : changer:2, altérer:1
  • Only width and thickness are considered here because length is often altered by breakage and snapping.
  • This operation alters the sound quality and is just audible in direct comparisons of the filtered and unfiltered stimuli.
  • By means of a dynamic greenhouse climate model, it was shown that condensation highly alters the thermal insulation properties (from +25% to -17%) of greenhouse cladding materials, depending on the far-infrared radiation transmittance of the dry material.
Sens 2 : to become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence. [Source : D'après WN]
Équivalent(s) : modifier:1
  • By locating poverty in the relationship between associated ideologies and materiality my work shows that while the strike did alter the association between labor and capital, it did not lessen poverty's pervasive hold on the region; poverty's production continued.
  • The presence of a school or an employer also may be sufficient to alter attitudes toward marriage, especially because formal education or nonfamily employment can be viewed as alternatives to marriage or other family members as sources of support, particularly for women (Oppenheimer 1988).
  • Figure 35 shows the program interface which allows the forecaster to manually alter the different settings as seen fit prior to developing the forecast.
alternative (adj)
Sens 1 : offering a choice of two or more things; offering for choice a second thing or proposition or other things or propositions; expressing a choice or choices. [Source : MWU]
Équivalent(s) : autre:1, alternatif:2
  • Since there is no wavefront sensor in the control loop, alternative methods of calibration have been tried to determine the required actuator signals for proper wavefront compensation.
  • However, in many instances, alternative means of enforcement, scrutiny and review do exist.
  • Forstall and Greene (1997) argue that CTs represent the best choice among the alternative systems of spatial units, being the most likely to provide consistent comparability across MAS and over time.
alternative (nom)
Sens 1 : a thing that you can choose to do or have out of two or more possibilities. [Source : OAAD]
Équivalent(s) : choix:4
  • Faced with these constraints the Admiralty had no alternative but to delegate authority to the senior officer in each geographical region or "station," as it was termed.
  • Courts have not expressly identified the critical conceptual distinction between universal permission and prohibition, let alone articulating a definitive case for either alternative.
  • The energy hierarchy also provides quantitative measures to help people select alternatives that contribute most.
alternatively (adv)
Sens 1 : used to introduce a suggestion that is a second choice or possibility. [Source : OAAD]
Équivalent(s) : autrement:1, _alternative_nom