revision

[ri-vizh-uhn]
noun
1.
the act or work of revising.
2.
a process of revising.
3.
a revised form or version, as of a book.

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin revīsiōn- (stem of revīsiō), equivalent to Latin revīs(us) (see revise) + -iōn- -ion

revisional, revisionary, adjective
nonrevision, noun
prerevision, noun
prorevision, adjective


1. alteration, correction, emendation.
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revision (rɪˈvɪʒən)
 
n
1.  the act or process of revising
2.  (Brit) the process of rereading a subject or notes on it, esp in preparation for an examination
3.  a corrected or new version of a book, article, etc

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revision definition

programming
A release of a piece of software which is not a major release or a bugfix, but only introduces small changes or new features.
(1996-08-04)
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Example sentences
Scar revision is surgery to improve or reduce the appearance of scars.
Aim for your students to engage in the kind of editing and revision that you do
  when you write papers with colleagues.
Fresh data from ground-based telescopes indicate that a prevailing view of the
  solar neighborhood needs revision.
All scientific scenarios are subject to further revision.
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