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transformation

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trans=for=ma=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

transformationn. [L. transformatio: cf. transformation.].
     The act of transforming, or the state of being transformed; change of form or condition.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

transformation, n.
1 the act or an instance of transforming; the state of being transformed.
2 Zool. a change of form at metamorphosis, esp. of insects, amphibia, etc.
3 the induced or spontaneous change of one element into another.
4 Math. a change from one geometrical figure, expression, or function to another of the same value, magnitude, etc.
5 Biol. the modification of a eukaryotic cell from its normal state to a malignant state.
6 Linguistics a process, with reference to particular rules, by which one grammatical pattern of sentence structure can be converted into another, or the underlying meaning of a sentence can be converted into a statement of syntax.
7 archaic a woman's wig.
8 a sudden dramatic change of scene on stage.

Etymology
ME f. OF transformation or LL transformatio (as TRANSFORM)

THESAURUS

transformation

Fabianism, about-face, act drop, addition, alchemy, alteration, approximation, asbestos, asbestos board, assimilation, assumption, avatar, backdrop, batten, becoming, border, catabolism, catalysis, change, change-over, changeover, cloth, consubstantiation, conversion, coulisse, counterweight, curtain, curtain board, cyclorama, decor, differentiation, displacement, division, drop, drop curtain, equation, evolution, extrapolation, extremism, fire curtain, flat, flip-flop, flipper, gradualism, growth, hanging, heterotopia, integration, interpolation, inversion, involution, lapse, meliorism, metabolism, metagenesis, metamorphism, metamorphosis, metastasis, metathesis, metempsychosis, modification, multiplication, mutant, mutated form, mutation, naturalization, notation, passage, permutation, practice, progress, progressivism, proportion, radical reform, radicalism, rag, re-formation, reconversion, reduction, reform, reformation, reformism, regeneration, reincarnation, resolution, reversal, revisionism, revolution, scene, scenery, screen, shift, side scene, sport, stage screw, subtraction, switch, switch-over, tab, tableau, teaser, tormentor, transanimation, transfiguration, transfigurement, transformation scene, transformism, transit, transition, translation, translocation, transmigration, transmogrification, transmutation, transposition, transubstantiation, turning into, utopianism, volte-face, wing, wingcut, woodcut

ROGET THESAURUS

transformation

Change

N change, alteration, mutation, permutation, variation, modification, modulation, inflexion, mood, qualification, innovation, metastasis, deviation, turn, evolution, revolution, diversion, break, transformation, transfiguration, metamorphosis, transmutation, deoxidization, transubstantiation, mutagenesis transanimation, transmigration, metempsychosis, avatar, alterative, conversion, revolution &c (sudden or radical change), inversion, displacement, transference, changeableness, tergiversation, changed, newfangled, changeable, transitional, modifiable, alterative, mutatis mutandis, Int, quantum mutatus!, a change came o'er the spirit of my dream, nous avons change tout cela, tempora mutantur nos et mutamur in illis, non sum qualis eram, casaque tourner, corpora lente augescent cito extinguuntur, in statu quo ante bellum, still ending and beginning still, vox audita perit littera scripta manet.


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