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  • n  a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
  • n  a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising
  • n  a person who changes something
  • n  a gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene

  • It is a state of mind for Japanese teens, a modifier that means cool, bitchin', groovy, killer and I-love-it all rolled into one, then squared.
  • Because of their fawning over Obama, the "mainstream media"--if the author removed that modifier, this book would be a pamphlet--have left their credibility "in tatters," Goldberg .
  • UPI Now the new modifier is "post.
News & Articles

  • Geneticists solve mystery of EEC Syndrome's variable severity in children
    By identifying a protein that acts as a genetic modifier, scientists have solved the mystery of why some infants are born with a grave syndrome consisting of cleft palate and major deformities of the skin and limbs, while other infants with the same predisposing genetic mutation bear little or no sign of the illness, called EEC.
    June 14, 2013 - Science Daily
  • CSHL geneticists solve mystery of EEC Syndrome's variable severity in children
    ( Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ) By identifying a protein that acts as a genetic modifier, scientists have solved the mystery of why some infants are born with a grave syndrome consisting of cleft palate and major deformities of the skin and limbs, while other infants with the same predisposing genetic mutation bear little or no sign of the illness, called EEC.
    June 14, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Smart Geographic Segmentation & Bidding With Enhanced Campaigns
    New PPC Best Practices In An Enhanced Campaign World was one of SMX Advanced Seattle’s most engaging sessions; and, as a speaker, I have received a great deal of feedback and questions about those bid location modifiers.
    June 14, 2013 - Search Engine Land
Quotes

  • Kathryn Bigelow in Hollywood Reporter
    I hope that I'm the first of many,said Kathryn Bigelow, the first female best director Oscar winner. "I'd love to just think of myself as a filmmaker, and I long for the day when that modifier can be a moot point."

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