- Warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness; "The empty house alarmed him"; "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries"
- A warning serves to make you more alert to danger
- A state of readiness to respond; "alerting was indicated by the desynchronization of the EEG"
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Definition of: ALTERING
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alter
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- (a.) Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect; uninjured; whole; entire.
- (a.) Essential to completeness; constituent, as a part; pertaining to, or serving to form, an integer; integrant.
- (a.) Of, pertaining to, or being, a whole number or undivided quantity; not fractional.
- (a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding by, integration; as, the integral calculus.
- (n.) A whole; an entire thing; a whole number; an individual.
- (n.) An expression which, being differentiated, will produce a given differential. See differential Differential, and Integration. Cf. Fluent.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Relate
- (n.) A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles.
- (n.) An instrument of percussion, usually made of a rod of steel, bent into the form of a triangle, open at one angle, and sounded by being struck with a small metallic rod.
- (n.) A draughtsman's square in the form of a right-angled triangle.
- (n.) A kind of frame formed of three poles stuck in the ground and united at the top, to which soldiers were bound when undergoing corporal punishment, -- now disused.
- (n.) A small constellation situated between Aries and Andromeda.
- (n.) A small constellation near the South Pole, containing three bright stars.