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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Revision  \Re*vi"sion\,  n.  [F.  r['e]vision,  L.  revisio.] 
  1.  The  act  of  revising;  re["e]xamination  for  correction; 
  review;  as  the  revision  of  a  book  or  writing,  or  of  a 
  proof  sheet;  a  revision  of  statutes. 
  2.  That  which  is  made  by  revising. 
  Syn:  Re["e]xamination;  revisal;  revise;  review. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  act  of  transforming;  "it  would  require  a  drastic 
  revision  of  his  opinion"  [syn:  {alteration}] 
  2:  the  act  of  rewriting  something  [syn:  {revisal},  {revise},  {rescript}] 
  3:  something  that  has  been  written  again  "the  rewrite  was  much 
  better"  [syn:  {rewrite},  {rescript}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
    A  {release}  of  a  piece  of  software  which  is  not 
  a  {major  release}  or  a  {bugfix},  but  only  introduces  small 
  changes  or  new  features. 

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