The definition of morph is to become something else.
An example of to morph is a caterpillar becoming a butterfly.
morph definition by Webster's New World
- Linguis. allomorph (sense )
- a representation of an occurrence of a morpheme
- a sequence of phonemes isolated from surrounding sequences but not yet assigned to a particular morpheme
Origin: ; from Classical Greek morphē, form
, intransitive verb
to transform or be transformed as by morphing
Origin: ; from (meta)morph(osis)
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one having a (specified) form: pseudomorph
Origin: see morph
morph definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: From morpheme.
One of various distinct forms of an organism or species.
Origin: From Greek morphē, form, shape.
, morphs verb, transitive
To transform (an image) by computer: cinematic special effects that morphed the villain into a snake. verb, intransitive
To be transformed: “Yesterday's filmstrip has morphed into today's school computer” (Clifford Stoll).
Origin: Shortening of metamorphose.
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- Form; shape; structure: endomorph.
- Morpheme: allomorph.
Origin: Greek -morphos, from morphē, shape.
morph - Medical Definition
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Form; shape; structure: endomorph.
morph - Science Definition
A phenotypically distinct form of an organism or species.