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transmutation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌtransmyo͞oˈtāSHən/,/ˌtranz-/,
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transmutations, plural;
  1. The action of changing or the state of being changed into another form
    • - the transmutation of the political economy of the postwar years was complete
  2. The changing of one element into another by radioactive decay, nuclear bombardment, or similar processes

  3. The conversion or transformation of one species into another

  4. The supposed alchemical process of changing base metals into gold


  1. an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
  2. transformation: a qualitative change
  3. (physics) the change of one chemical element into another (as by nuclear decay or radioactive bombardment); "the transmutation of base metals into gold proved to be impossible"
  4. (transmute) transform: change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
  5. (transmute) alter the nature of (elements)
  6. Transmutation is the second full-length album of the Brazilian death metal band Ophiolatry. It was released in 2008 by Regain Records and Forces of Satan Records, the label run by Gorgoroth guitarist Infernus.
  7. Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis) is the first album by Bill Laswell's everchanging "supergroup" Praxis. This first album features Buckethead on guitar, Bootsy Collins on bass and vocals, Brain on drums, Bernie Worrell on keyboards and DJ AF Next Man Flip on turntables and mixer.
  8. (Transmutations (album)) Transmutations is the fourth full-length studio album by Chicago-based progressive metal band Yakuza. It was released on August 7, 2007 by Prosthetic Records.
  9. Transmutate is the name of a fictional character from the various Transformers universes. She is a damaged, but powerful, Maximal protoform who befriends both the Maximal Silverbolt and his enemy the Predcaon Rampage.
  10. the act of transmuting or the state of being transmuted; the supposed transformation of base metals into gold by the alchemists; the transformation of one element into another by a nuclear reaction
  11. (transmutant) of or relating to transmutation; having been transmuted
  12. (transmute) To change, transform or convert one thing to another, or from one state or form to another; To change, transform or convert to another, or from one state or form to another
  13. (Transmute) To change or alter in form, appearance or nature, especially to a higher form.
  14. (Transmute) Any of the Alchemy skills that allow you to convert one type of material into another (i.e. Transmute: Living Elements). Commonly used to convert a lower-value material into a higher-value material.
  15. (Transmute) The transfer of separate property to community property (or of community property to separate property).
  16. (Transmute) This ability is written Transmute (cost). A player who has a card with transmute in his hand may, as a sorcery, pay its transmute cost and discard it to search his library for a card with the same converted mana cost as that card and put it in his hand. ...
  17. (Transmuted) The same as COUNTERCHANGED.
  18. A process of converting one element to another by irradiating or bombarding it with radioactive particles.
  19. Transmutation is the process by which the nucleus of a radioactive atom undergoes decay into an atom with a different number of protons, until such time as a stable nucleus is produced. See artificial transmutation. (See the simulation)
  20. When moving a digital Information Object to new media, alter its Representation Information, and possibly its associated data object, while attempting to preserve the essential meaning of the Information Object. ...
  21. (in  physical science: Radioactivity and the transmutation of elements)
  22. when one decides to identify with a third culture, which is often a combination of both the culture of origin and a host culture.
  23. Changing atoms of one element into those of another by neutron bombardment, causing neutron capture and/or fission. In an ordinary reactor neutron capture is the main event, in a fast reactor fission is more common and therefore it is best for dealing with actinides. ...
  24. The conversion of one element into another by a process taking place in the nucleus.
  25. radioactive decay induced by particle bombardment.