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Noun
/ˌtransfərˈmāSHən/,
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transformations, plural;
  1. A thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance
    • - its landscape has undergone a radical transformation
  2. A metamorphosis during the life cycle of an animal

  3. The induced or spontaneous change of one element into another by a nuclear process

  4. A process by which one figure, expression, or function is converted into another that is equivalent in some important respect but is differently expressed or represented

  5. A process by which an element in the underlying deep structure of a sentence is converted to an element in the surface structure

  6. The genetic alteration of a cell by introduction of extraneous DNA, esp. by a plasmid

  7. The heritable modification of a cell from its normal state to a malignant state


  1. a qualitative change
  2. (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system
  3. a rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure
  4. (genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA
  5. the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface"
  6. (transform) subject to a mathematical transformation
  7. Transformation is the second album by the Alex Skolnick Trio, released on September 14, 2004.
  8. In combinatorial mathematics, the notion of transformation is used with several slightly different meanings. Informally, a transformation of a set of N values is an arrangement of those values into a particular order, where values may be repeated, but the ordered list is N elements in length. ...
  9. In mathematics, a transformation could be any function mapping a set X on to another set or on to itself. However, often the set X has some additional algebraic or geometric structure and the term "transformation" refers to a function from X to itself which preserves this structure.
  10. In United States copyright law, transformation is a possible justification that use of a copyrighted work may qualify as fair use, i.e., that a certain use of a work does not infringe its holder's copyright due to the public interest in the usage. ...
  11. In mathematics, an integral transform is any transform T of the following form: The input of this transform is a function f, and the output is another function Tf. An integral transform is a particular kind of mathematical operator.
  12. In music, a transformation consists of any operation or process that may apply to a musical variable (usually a set or tone row in twelve tone music, or a melody or chord progression in tonal music) in composition, performance, or analysis. ...
  13. the act of transforming or the state of being transformed; a marked change in appearance or character, especially one for the better; the replacement of the variables in an algebraic expression by their values in terms of another set of variables; a mapping of one space onto another or onto ...
  14. (Transformational) (vs. incremental) change: Transformational change is highly disruptive to the way people do their work. It generally affects a large portion of an organization, shifts the power dynamic, and requires changes in mindset and behavior to be realized. ...
  15. (Transformations) 1989. Chor, piano, percussion. Ms
  16. (Transformations) Change in form, function, condition or outward appearance of a good or service. For example, a plastics company buys polymer pellets (transaction) which are then melted and poured into molds to make a child's toy (transformation).
  17. (Transformations) The Divine can be manifested in many different forms, with various roles, personalities and attributes. In art and literature, Shiva can become Shiva Bhairava, Parvati can become Kali, and so on. ...
  18. (Transformations) also referred to as Degrees of Freedom (DOF) - are described by a number of parameters.
  19. (transformations) is always decreasing. Systems within the universe will cease to function once the
  20. (Transform) Change a location, rotation, or size. Usually applied to Objects or vertices.
  21. (Transform) A Photoshop tool which gives the user the ability to skew, distort, or change the size of an image or selection.
  22. (Transform) A process to change or convert. For example, a simple moving average is a filter to reduce noise; the moving average is the transform function.
  23. (Transform) Encourage and teach your child to use household waste to make new and interesting things, such as craft or hobby items.
  24. (Transform) This term refers to user-defined directives that are implemetned with the now obsolete TemplateTransformModel Java interface. The feature was originally made for implementing output filters, hence the name.
  25. (Transform) To Derive or Refine Data in such a way that new or changed Data results.