Morph meaning

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Form; shape; structure.

Endomorph.

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To transform (an image) by computer.

Cinematic special effects that morphed the villain into a snake.

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The definition of morph is to become something else.

An example of to morph is a caterpillar becoming a butterfly.

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(linguistics) A physical form representing some morpheme in language. It is a recurrent distinctive sound or sequence sounds.
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(linguistics) An allomorph: one of a set of realizations that a morpheme can have in different contexts.
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(biology) Local variety of a species, distinguishable from other populations of the species by morphology or behaviour.
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A computer-generated gradual change from one image to another.
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(colloquial, intransitive) To change shape, from one form to another, through computer animation.
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To undergo dramatic change in a seamless and barely noticeable fashion.
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(biol.) In a polymorphous species, a group of organisms sharing a particular phenotypic variation.
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To transform or be transformed as by morphing.
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Morphology.
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One of various distinct forms of a species (such as color variant) or of an organism during different parts of its life cycle.
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A phenotypically distinct form of an organism or species.
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An allomorph.
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One of various distinct forms of a species (such as color variant) or of an organism during different parts of its life cycle.
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To transform (an image) by computer.

Cinematic special effects that morphed the villain into a snake.

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To be transformed.
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To be transformed.
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Morpheme.

Allomorph.

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One having a (specified) form or shape.

Pseudomorph.

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Origin of morph

  • see morph

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek -morphos from morphē shape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Greek morphē form, shape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortening of metamorphose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortening of metamorphose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From morpheme

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortening of metamorphose: to change in shape or form.

    From Wiktionary

  • Back-formation from morpheme.

    From Wiktionary