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Definition 1: the act of changing in form or shape or appearance - [noun denoting act]

Samples where transformation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface

Synonyms for transformation in the sense of this definition

(transformation is a kind of ...) the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something

(... is a kind of transformation ) complete change in character or condition

"the permutations...taking place in the physical world"

(... is a kind of transformation ) the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

"it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"

(... is a kind of transformation ) the act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify

(... is a kind of transformation ) the act of changing into a different form or appearance (especially a fantastic or grotesque one)

"the transmogrification of the prince into a porcupine"

(... is a kind of transformation ) a complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft

Definition 2: (genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA - [noun denoting act]

(transformation is a kind of ...) the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something

(transformation belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms

Definition 3: a rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure - [noun denoting communication]

(transformation is a kind of ...) a linguistic rule for the syntax of grammatical utterances

Definition 4: a qualitative change - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for transformation in the sense of this definition

(transformation is a kind of ...) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

"the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse" "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

(... is a kind of transformation ) becoming stronger

(... is a kind of transformation ) passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form

(... is a kind of transformation ) an event that results in a transformation

(... is a kind of transformation ) the transformation of ordinary white tin into powdery grey tin at very cold temperatures

(... is a kind of transformation ) (chemistry) a change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without becoming liquid

(... is a kind of transformation ) a profound transformation

(... is a kind of transformation ) transformation of a substance produced by the action of heat

(... is a kind of transformation ) a change in the relative numbers of the different groups of individuals making up a population

(... is a kind of transformation ) a change for the better; progress in development

(... is a kind of transformation ) becoming weaker

Definition 5: (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system - [noun denoting linkdef]

(transformation is a kind of ...) (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

(... is a kind of transformation ) (mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed

(... is a kind of transformation ) (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin

(... is a kind of transformation ) (mathematics) a transformation in which the origin of the coordinate system is moved to another position but the direction of each axis remains the same

(... is a kind of transformation ) (mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axis

(transformation belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

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