Associations to the word «Transformation»

Wiktionary

TRANSFORMATION, noun. The act of transforming or the state of being transformed.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. A marked change in appearance or character, especially one for the better.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. (mathematics) 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 itself; a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. (linguistics) A rule that systematically converts one syntactic form into another; a sentence derived by such a rule.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. (genetics) The alteration of a bacterial cell caused by the transfer of DNA from another, especially if pathogenic.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. (politics) (South Africa) Ideologically driven government policy - becoming more conformant with socialist and African nationalist groupthink.

Dictionary definition

TRANSFORMATION, noun. A qualitative change.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. A rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. (genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA.
TRANSFORMATION, noun. The act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb