from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of revising; a revision.
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- n. The act of revising; a revision
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of revising, or reviewing and reëxamining for correction and improvement; revision
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of revising; examination with a view to correction or amendment; a revision.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of rewriting something
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"On a Clear Day" is the season's fullest "revisal" - a revival of a musical whose score, script and other elements have been reworked - yet Mr. Mayer's overhaul has stirred nothing like the furor surrounding another Broadway-bound revival, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess."
It is therefore not subject to "revisal" except from my own re-reading, and such re-reading has only confirmed it.
"revisal" (a revival and a revision) minimized it, turning the front rows of the theater into a nightclub with tables and chairs.
If the trouble given by the revisal of my publication has robbed Mr Lofft of one pleasure, it will cast a gloom over that train of thinking in my mind; but I shall never be ungrateful.
Mr. Dilly, when my brother afterwards called for the MS. said it wanted revisal, &c. My brother then sent it to me here, at Bury, and it was on my own petition, without my brother's knowledge, that Mr. Lofft took it under his patronage.
• In the international community, the advocacy group Friends of Earth Europe published "Blissfully unaware of Bisphenol A" (pdf) in June, reviewing the science on the chemical and also urging a revisal of the risk assessment process.
In recent times, theatergoers expecting a musical revival have frequently gotten a "revisal."
Paleoglot: A revisal of the PIE sound system skip to main
As if this isn't enough, even though his revisal of the phonology is fundamentally flawed with the basic data available to us, he goes on to add that chi is not a palatalized velar as his proposed pattern would suggest, but a velar fricative /x/.
Just a quick heads-up about a revisal of my Sínat game.