version


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Version \Ver"sion\, n. [F., from L. vertere, versum, to turn, to
   change, to translate. See Verse.]
   1. A change of form, direction, or the like; transformation;
      conversion; turning.
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            The version of air into water.        --Bacon.
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   2. (Med.) A condition of the uterus in which its axis is
      deflected from its normal position without being bent upon
      itself. See Anteversion, and Retroversion.
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   3. The act of translating, or rendering, from one language
      into another language.
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   4. A translation; that which is rendered from another
      language; as, the Common, or Authorized, Version of the
      Scriptures (see under Authorized); the Septuagint
      Version of the Old Testament.
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   5. An account or description from a particular point of view,
      especially as contrasted with another account; as, he gave
      another version of the affair.
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