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Definitions and Synonyms of transmutation | Another word for transmutation | What is transmutation?

Definition 1: an act that changes the form or character or substance of something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for transmutation in the sense of this definition

(transmutation is a kind of ...) the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another

Definition 2: a qualitative change - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for transmutation in the sense of this definition

(transmutation 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 transmutation ) becoming stronger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Definition 3: (physics) the change of one chemical element into another (as by nuclear decay or radioactive bombardment) - [noun denoting event]

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

  • the transmutation of base metals into gold proved to be impossible

(transmutation 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"

(transmutation belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

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