2 (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system
3 a rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure
4 (genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA
5 the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface" [syn: translation]
- the act of transforming or the state of being transformed
- a marked change in appearance or character, especially one for the better
- 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
- a rule that systematically converts one syntactic form into another; a sentence derived by such a rule
- the alteration of a bacterial cell caused by the transfer of DNA from another, especially if pathogenic
- In the context of "politics|South Africa": ideologically driven government policy - becoming more conformant with socialist and African nationalist groupthink
- Lorentz transformation
act of transforming
- Czech: proměna
- Capeverdean Crioulo:
- Catalan: transformació
- Chinese: 变换
- Czech: transformace
- Danish: transformation
- Dutch: transformatie
- Esperanto: ŝanĝo
- Finnish: muunnos
- French: transformation
- Galician: transformación
- German: Transformation
- Greek: μετασχηματισμός (metaschimatismos or methashimatismos)
- Indonesian: Transformasi
- Italian: trasformazione
- Japanese: 変態 (へんたい, hentai)
- Korean: 변태 (變態 byeontae)
- Latin: transformatio
- Polish: transformacja
- Portuguese: transformação
- Russian: преобразования (preobrazovainja)
- Slovak: transformácia
- Slovenian: transformacija
- Spanish: transformación
- Swedish: transformation
Transformation (root transform) may refer to: Transformation is also referred to as a turn.
(geometry), in mathematics, as a general term applies to
- Data transformation (statistics) in statistics.
- Chemical transformation, in chemistry, shows the conversion of a substrate to a product omitting the reagents or catalysts.
- Transformation (genetics), the genetic alteration of a cell resulting from the introduction of foreign DNA.
- Transformational grammar, in linguistics.
- Malignant Transformation, the first step in Tumorigenesis, converts normal cells into cells that will continue to divide without limit (cancerous cells). Transformation can also refer to the development of a higher grade (more aggressive) case, especially in blood-related neoplasms, when it is called Richter's transformation or Richter's syndrome.
- Metamorphosis (biology), post-natal biological transformation.
- Data transformation, process of converting data from a source into a destination format.
- Model transformation, process of converting a model Ma conforming to metamodel MMa into model Mb conforming to metamodel MMb. If MMa=MMb, then one has an endogeneous transformation; otherwise one has an exogeneous transformation. Model transformation usually takes place using languages like GReAT, VIATRA, ATL, etc.
- Program transformation, the process of converting special source code into other detailed structures.
- Vocabulary-based transformation.
- XML transformation language, process of transforming an XML document into another one with languages like XSLT, XQuery, STX, FXT, XDuce, HaXml, FleXML, etc.
- Shapeshifting, the change of an entity into another in myth and in fiction.
- Henshin, a visual sequence for transformation occurring in many anime, manga and sentai tokusatsu.
- Transformation (novel), a 2000 novel by Carol Berg.
- Transformation Story Archive, a website that archives stories that feature a personal physical transformation.
- Change, especially extreme psychological or character change, as in the context and vocabulary of pop psychology.
- Spiritual transformation
- Transformation (philosophical), the shift in context and being that requires no change in circumstance.
- Transformation (law), a principle that contributes to a finding of fair use in the United States.
- Transformation design, a human-centered, interdisciplinary process that seeks to create desirable and sustainable changes in behavior and form – of individuals, systems and organizations – often for socially progressive ends.
- Transformation (music), any operation or process that a composer or performer may apply to a musical variable.
- Transformation (warfare), the introduction and use of seemingly revolutionary methods of mainly strategic nature to gain a permanent advantage over a perceived enemy.
- Transformation (UK Company), A retail chain provising products and services to the transgender community.
- Text Transformation (English Literature), the process of taking a foundation, or base text and changing it into a new genre, so that it can support itself without reference to the base text.
- Transformation playing card, a type of playing card where the pips are incorporated into an artistic design.
- Transformation Journal Transformation is an established journal serving as a forum for analysis and debate about South African society in transition, as well as the surrounding region, and the global context that affects southern African developments.
- Transformation problem A theory of the value of commodities proposed by Karl Marx.
- Transformation of culture How cultures worldwide are undergoing change due to internal and external forces.
transformation in German: Transformation
transformation in French: Transformation
transformation in Hebrew: טרנספוזיציה
transformation in Dutch: Transformatie
transformation in Polish: Transformacja
transformation in Russian: Трансформация
transformation in Swedish: Transformation
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