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## trans·form

(trăns-fôrm′)
v. trans·formed, trans·form·ing, trans·forms
v.tr.
1. To change markedly the appearance or form of: "A thick, fibrous fog had transformed the trees into ghosts and the streetlights into soft, haloed moons" (David Michael Kaplan).
2. To change the nature, function, or condition of; convert: A steam engine transforms heat into mechanical energy. See Synonyms at convert.
3. Mathematics To subject to a transformation.
4. Electricity To subject to the action of a transformer.
5. Genetics To subject (a cell) to transformation.
v.intr.
To undergo a transformation.
n. (trăns′fôrm′)
The result, especially a mathematical quantity or linguistic construction, of a transformation.

[Middle English transformen, from Old French transformer, from Latin trānsfōrmāre : trāns-, trans- + fōrma, form.]

## transform

vb
1. to alter or be altered radically in form, function, etc
2. (General Physics) (tr) to convert (one form of energy) to another form
3. (Mathematics) (tr) maths to change the form of (an equation, expression, etc) by a mathematical transformation
4. (Electronics) (tr) to increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage) using a transformer
n
(Mathematics) maths the result of a mathematical transformation, esp (of a matrix or an element of a group) another related to the given one by B=X–1AX for some appropriate X
[C14: from Latin transformāre, from trans- + formāre to form]

## trans•form

(v. trænsˈfɔrm; n. ˈtræns fɔrm)

v.t.
1. to change in form, appearance, or structure; metamorphose.
2. to change in condition, nature, or character; convert.
3. to change into another substance.
4. to alter (voltage and current) by means of an electrical transformer.
5. Math. to change the form of (a figure, expression, etc.) without in general changing the value.
v.i.
6. to undergo a change in form, appearance, or character.
n.
7.
a. a mathematical quantity obtained from a given quantity by an algebraic, geometric, or functional transformation.
b. the transformation itself.
9. a linguistic structure derived by a transformation.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin trānsfōrmāre to change in shape. See trans-, form]
syn: transform, convert mean to change one thing into another. transform means to radically change the outward form or inner character: a frog transformed into a prince; delinquents transformed into responsible citizens. convert usually means to modify or adapt so as to serve a new or different use or function: to convert a barn into a house.

## transform

Past participle: transformed
Gerund: transforming

Imperative
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Present
I transform
you transform
he/she/it transforms
we transform
you transform
they transform
Preterite
I transformed
you transformed
he/she/it transformed
we transformed
you transformed
they transformed
Present Continuous
I am transforming
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he/she/it is transforming
we are transforming
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Present Perfect
I have transformed
you have transformed
he/she/it has transformed
we have transformed
you have transformed
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Past Continuous
I was transforming
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he/she/it was transforming
we were transforming
you were transforming
they were transforming
Past Perfect
Future
I will transform
you will transform
he/she/it will transform
we will transform
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Future Perfect
I will have transformed
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he/she/it will have transformed
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Future Continuous
I will be transforming
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transforming
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Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would transform
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Past Conditional
I would have transformed
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## transform

verb
1. the speed at which your body transforms food into energy
2. A cheap table can be transformed by an attractive cover.

## transform

verb
1. To change into a different form, substance, or state:
Translations
يُحَوِّلُيُحَوِّل شَكْل
přeměnitpřetvořit
omdanneforvandle
muuttua
promijeniti
gerbreyta

변형시키다
transformatorius
pārveidotpārvērst
spremeniti
förvandla
ทำให้เปลี่ยนแปลง
biến đổi

## transform

[trænsˈfɔːm] VTtransformar (into en)

## transform

[trænsˈfɔːrm] vttransformer
to transform sb/sth into sb/sth → transformer qn/qch en qn/qch

## transform

vtumwandeln, umformen, umgestalten (into zu); ideas, views(von Grund auf) verändern; person, life, country, caterpillarverwandeln; (Phys) → (→ into in +acc); (Elec) → (um)wandeln, umformen (→ into in +acc), → transformieren (→ into in +acc); the old house was transformed into three luxury apartmentsdas alte Haus wurde in drei Luxuswohnungen umgebaut; when she came out of the hairdresser’s she was transformedals sie aus dem Friseursalon kam, sah sie wie umgewandelt aus; a coat of paint transformed the dull old room

## transform

[trænsˈfɔːm] vttrasformare

## transform

(trӕnsˈfoːm) verb
to change the appearance or nature of completely. He transformed the old kitchen into a beautiful sitting-room; His marriage has transformed him.
ˌtransforˈmation noun
1. the act of transforming or process of being transformed. the transformation of water into ice.
2. a change. The event caused a transformation in her character.
transˈformer noun
an apparatus for changing electrical energy from one voltage to another.

## transform

přetvořit omdanne muuttua promijeniti 変容させる 변형시키다 förvandla ทำให้เปลี่ยนแปลง biến đổi

## trans·form

v. transformar, cambiar la apariencia, carácter o estructura.
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