Transformation meaning

trănsfər-māshən, -fôr-
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Transformation is the process of changing.

An example of a transformation is a caterpillar turning into a butterfly.

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An operation or rule that changes one linguistic structure (especially a syntactic structure) into another, as by the merger, relocation, or deletion of one of its constituents.
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A transforming or being transformed.
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The process of setting up correspondences between the elements of two sets or spaces so that every element of the first set corresponds to a unique element of the second set.
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The change undergone by an animal cell upon infection by a cancer-causing virus.
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A marked change, as in appearance or character, usually for the better.

Recent transformations in the format of the publication.

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A woman's wig.
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The genetic alteration of a bacteria cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell or from a virus. Plasmids , which contain extrachromosomal DNA, are used to transform bacteria in recombinant DNA research.
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The introduction of DNA from one cell into another by means of a bacteriophage or one of a variety of chemical or physical methods.
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The change undergone by an animal cell upon infection by a cancer-causing virus.
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