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Transforming and Transform Definitions

Transforming

To change markedly the appearance or form of
"A thick, fibrous fog had transformed the trees into ghosts and the streetlights into soft, haloed moons" (David Michael Kaplan).

Transform

To change markedly the appearance or form of
"A thick, fibrous fog had transformed the trees into ghosts and the streetlights into soft, haloed moons" (David Michael Kaplan).

Transforming

To change the nature, function, or condition of; convert
A steam engine transforms heat into mechanical energy.

Transform

To change the nature, function, or condition of; convert
A steam engine transforms heat into mechanical energy.

Transforming

(Mathematics) To subject to a transformation.
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Transform

(Mathematics) To subject to a transformation.

Transforming

(Electricity) To subject to the action of a transformer.

Transform

(Electricity) To subject to the action of a transformer.

Transforming

(Genetics) To subject (a cell) to transformation.

Transform

(Genetics) To subject (a cell) to transformation.
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Transforming

To undergo a transformation.

Transform

To undergo a transformation.

Transforming

The result, especially a mathematical quantity or linguistic construction, of a transformation.

Transform

The result, especially a mathematical quantity or linguistic construction, of a transformation.

Transforming

Present participle of transform

Transform

(transitive) To change greatly the appearance or form of.
The alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.

Transforming

Transformation

Transform

(transitive) To change the nature, condition or function of; to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, etc.; to convert.

Transform

To subject to a transformation; to change into another form without altering the value.

Transform

To subject to the action of a transformer.

Transform

To subject (a cell) to transformation.

Transform

(intransitive) To undergo a transformation; to change in appearance or character.

Transform

(analysis) An operation (often an integration) that converts one function into another.

Transform

(by extension) A function so produced.

Transform

A transform fault.

Transform

To change the form of; to change in shape or appearance; to metamorphose; as, a caterpillar is ultimately transformed into a butterfly.
Love may transform me to an oyster.

Transform

To change into another substance; to transmute; as, the alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.

Transform

To change in nature, disposition, heart, character, or the like; to convert.
Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind.

Transform

To change, as an algebraic expression or geometrical figure, into another from without altering its value.

Transform

To be changed in form; to be metamorphosed.
His hair transforms to down.

Transform

Subject to a mathematical transformation

Transform

Change or alter in form, appearance, or nature;
This experience transformed her completely
She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
Transubstantiate one element into another

Transform

Change in outward structure or looks;
He transformed into a monster
The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle

Transform

Change from one form or medium into another;
Braque translated collage into oil

Transform

Convert (one form of energy) to another;
Transform energy to light

Transform

Change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species

Transform

Increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)

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