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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.]

morphing

(ˈmɔːfɪŋ)
n
(Computer Science) a computer technique used for graphics and in films, in which one image is gradually transformed into another image without individual changes being noticeable in the process
[C20: from metamorphosis]

morph•ing

(ˈmɔr fɪŋ)
n.
the smooth transformation of one image into another by computer, as in a motion picture.
[1985-90]
Translations

morphing

[ˈmɔːfɪŋ] N (Cine) → morphing m, mutación f con efectos especiales

morphing

nMorphing nt
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Morphing in aircrafts has been studied and used throughout recent time in order to increase their flight envelope.
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