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morph 1

 (môrf)
n.
An allomorph.

[From morpheme.]

morph 2

 (môrf)
n.
One of various distinct forms of a species (such as color variant) or of an organism during different parts of its life cycle.

[From Greek morphē, form, shape.]

morph 3

 (môrf)
v. morphed, morph·ing, morphs
v.tr.
To transform (an image) by computer: cinematic special effects that morphed the villain into a snake.
v.intr.
To be transformed: "By morning all his hurt feelings had morphed into mischief" (Dana Adam Shapiro).

[Shortening of metamorphose.]

morph

(mɔːf)
n
(Linguistics) linguistics the phonological representation of a morpheme
[C20: shortened form of morpheme]

morph

(mɔːf)
n
(Biology) biology any of the different forms of individual found in a polymorphic species
[C20: from Greek morphē shape]

morph

(mɔːf)
vb
1. (Computer Science) to undergo or cause to undergo morphing
2. to transform or be transformed completely in appearance or character: he morphed from nerd into pop icon.
n
(Computer Science) a morphed image

morph

(mɔrf)
n.
1. a sequence of sounds or letters constituting the physical realization of a morpheme in a specific context.
2. Biol.
a. an individual of one particular form, as a worker ant, in a species that occurs in two or more forms.
b. a locally distinct population of a polymorphic species.
v.t.
3. to transform (an image) by computer.
v.i.
4. to be transformed: morphing from a tough negotiator to Mr. Friendly.
[1945–50; back formation from morpheme, or independent use of -morph]
mor′phic, adj.

morph-

var. of morpho- before a vowel: morphallaxis.

-morph

a combining form meaning “form, structure,” of the kind specified by the initial element: isomorph.
[< Greek -morphos; see -morphous]

morph.

morphology.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.morph - cause to change shape in a computer animation; "The computer programmer morphed the image"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.morph - change shape as via computer animation; "In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther"
contort, wring, deform, distort - twist and press out of shape
Translations

morph

[mɔːf] Nmorfo m

morph

[ˈmɔːrf] vise transformer
to morph into sth → se transformer en qch
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In order to prepare the basis for an eventual cognitive morphing on-board controller which ability is focused in the autonomous control of all morphing system of the wing, it is necessary to develop software that is capable of rendering the most efficient morphed wing based on the information of the current phase.
When individuals view these morphed faces they universally fail to consciously recognize the presence of the celebrity images and instead believe they are viewing the faces of unfamiliar people," they wrote.
With image morphing, software identifies key points of common features in the two images that are to be morphed.
Users can't leave the computer either, to make sure that all files are done correctly," said Chris, "With Batch File Morpher module, having ten file morphed means having a tea break.
Several mechanical components were used for test cases of stress reduction capabilities, comparing the initial meshed models with the morphed ones.
The ECSC was gradually broadened and deepened with additional treaties and agreements, becoming the European Economic Community (EEC or Common Market), which later morphed again into the EC, or European Community, before transforming into the European Union.
His Social Darwinism, with its Southern strategy of survival of the fittest, has not morphed into a Scientific Darwinism.