Definition of Transform

1. Verb. Subject to a mathematical transformation.

Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Transformation



2. Verb. Change or alter in form, appearance, or nature. "Transubstantiate one element into another"

3. Verb. Change in outward structure or looks. "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
Exact synonyms: Metamorphose, Transmute
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Aurify, Become, Turn

4. Verb. Change from one form or medium into another. "Braque translated collage into oil"
Exact synonyms: Translate
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Metricise, Metricize, Diagonalise, Diagonalize
Derivative terms: Translation

5. Verb. Convert (one form of energy) to another. "Transform energy to light"
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

6. Verb. Change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species.
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Transformation

7. Verb. Increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage).
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Transformer

Definition of Transform

1. v. t. To change the form of; to change in shape or appearance; to metamorphose; as, a caterpillar is ultimately transformed into a butterfly.

2. v. i. To be changed in form; to be metamorphosed.

Definition of Transform

1. Verb. (transitive) to change greatly the appearance or form of ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to change the nature, condition or function of ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) (mathematics) to subject to a transformation ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) (electricity) to subject to the action of a transformer ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) (genetics) to subject (a cell) to transformation ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) to undergo a transformation ¹

7. Noun. (mathematics) the result of a transformation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transform

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Transform

1. To be changed in form; to be metamorphosed. "His hair transforms to down." (Addison) 1. 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." (Shak) 2. To change into another substance; to transmute; as, the alchemists sought to transform lead into gold. 3. To change in nature, disposition, heart, character, or the like; to convert. "Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind." (Rom. Xii. 2) 4. To change, as an algebraic expression or geometrical figure, into another from without altering its value. Origin: L. Transformare, transformatum; trans across, over + formare to from: cf. F. Transformer. See Form. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transform

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transfixing
transfixion
transfixion suture
transfixions
transfixt
transflective
transfluence
transfluences
transfluent
transfluorescence
transfluthrin
transfluvial
transflux
transfluxes
transform (current term)
transform fault
transformability
transformable
transformant
transformants
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transformation constant
transformation efficiency
transformation zone
transformational
transformational rules
transformationally
transformations

Literary usage of Transform

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1. Mathematical Philosophy: A Study of Fate and Freedom; Lectures for Educated by Cassius Jackson Keyser (1922)
"We may transform in the manner,—according to the law,— shown in the table (i) : (a ... You see, too, that we could conversely transform C' into C in six ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"The Gods are not magicians who transform themselves, neither do they deceive mankind in word or deed. I grant that. Then, although we are lovers of Homer, ..."

3. Topics in the Geometric Theory of Linear Systems by Robert Hermann (1984)
"REALIZATION THEORY IN TERMS OF THE LAPLACE transform AND RIEMANN SURFACE THEORY In ... It will be convenient to define the Laplace transform as a complex ..."

4. Robot Manipulators: Mathematics, Programming, and Control : the Computer by Richard P. Paul (1981)
"The differential coordinate transformation expression defined in Chapter 4 corresponds to the transform expression needed to relate differential changes ..."

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