premodification


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premodification

(ˌpriːmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
(Linguistics) the modification of a word or phrase by means of a preceding element
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The PCR conditions were as follows: premodification under 95[degrees]C for 5 min, 30 cycles that consisted of modification under 94[degrees]C for 30 s, annealing under 58[degrees]C for 30 s, and extension under 72[degrees]C for 30 s, and a final condition of 72[degrees]C for 10 min.
Because of a typological difference between the two languages, premodification in English often corresponds to postmodification in Italian.
The phrase structure in the writing performance will need to be changed to a structure in which the head is followed by a postmodification rather than preceded by a premodification.
Only recollection of the already established Federalist political and rhetorical ideals will provide the remedy to the problematic observation the first premodification phrases announce.
Looking in turn at linguistic, phrasiological, terminological, didactic, and textual issues, they consider such topics as an ontology focused on verbs related to political violence, towards a definition of specialized collocations, translation subcompetences and terminological implication levels in professional translators, some didactic strategies for teaching noun phrases with complex premodification from English into Spanish, and explicit denominative variation markers and their implications in translation.
In either case, these units point at a common area where adjectives and adverbs are formally and/or syntactically closer than in the traditional correspondence between syntactic categories and word-classes or, in other words, adjectives, a lexical subclass of '-ly' adverbs, and a larger group of '-ly' adverbs in certain combinations all have access to the same syntactic functions (predication, premodification of nominal heads).
The surface modification of the PP substrate, even the wettability of surface and its roughness are modified, is not capable of significant changes in substrate-metal nanoparticle interaction, since the thickness of gold nanolayers is slightly influenced by substrate premodification.
d) Adjectival premodification of the nominal phrase is their major motivational factor, since many examples prove easier encoding of qualities in adjectival, rather than adverbial form:
Heavy premodification in noun groups makes the text more difficult to understand sometimes but it saves space, something which is frequently limited in advertisements.
It should be noted that even the flounder is sometimes recorded with premodification, as with beggar fluke, a phrase used in northern and eastern Scotland to refer to both that fish and the similar plaice (another flat fish much used in cooking, often in similar ways to the flounder).
If a premodification loan is held by a REMIC, as of the end of the three-month period beginning on the startup day, no more than 10% of the REMICs total assets may be loans that were overdue by 30 days or have default reasonably foreseeable at the time of contribution.