Definitions for transform

Definitions for (verb) transform

Main entry: transform, transmute, metamorphose

Definition: change in outward structure or looks

Usage: He transformed into a monster; The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle

Main entry: transform

Definition: increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)

Main entry: transform

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

Main entry: transform

Definition: convert (one form of energy) to another

Usage: transform energy to light

Main entry: transform, transmute, transubstantiate

Definition: change or alter in form, appearance, or nature

Usage: This experience transformed her completely; She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture; transubstantiate one element into another

Main entry: transform, translate

Definition: change from one form or medium into another

Usage: Braque translated collage into oil

Main entry: transform

Definition: subject to a mathematical transformation

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