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mu·tate

 (myo͞o′tāt, myo͞o-tāt′)
intr. & tr.v. mu·tat·ed, mu·tat·ing, mu·tates
To undergo or cause to undergo mutation.

[Latin mūtāre, mūtāt-, to change; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

mu′ta′tive (-tā′tĭv, -tə-tĭv) adj.
mu′ta′tor n.
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mutate

(mjuːˈteɪt)
vb
(Genetics) to undergo or cause to undergo mutation
[C19: from Latin mūtātus changed, from mūtāre to change]
mutative adj
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mu•tate

(ˈmyu teɪt)

v. -tat•ed, -tat•ing. v.i.
1. to undergo mutation.
v.t.
2. to cause to undergo mutation.
[1810–20; < Latin mūtātus, past participle of mūtare to change; see -ate1]
mu′ta•tive (-tə tɪv) adj.
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mutate


Past participle: mutated
Gerund: mutating

Imperative
mutate
mutate
Present
I mutate
you mutate
he/she/it mutates
we mutate
you mutate
they mutate
Preterite
I mutated
you mutated
he/she/it mutated
we mutated
you mutated
they mutated
Present Continuous
I am mutating
you are mutating
he/she/it is mutating
we are mutating
you are mutating
they are mutating
Present Perfect
I have mutated
you have mutated
he/she/it has mutated
we have mutated
you have mutated
they have mutated
Past Continuous
I was mutating
you were mutating
he/she/it was mutating
we were mutating
you were mutating
they were mutating
Past Perfect
I had mutated
you had mutated
he/she/it had mutated
we had mutated
you had mutated
they had mutated
Future
I will mutate
you will mutate
he/she/it will mutate
we will mutate
you will mutate
they will mutate
Future Perfect
I will have mutated
you will have mutated
he/she/it will have mutated
we will have mutated
you will have mutated
they will have mutated
Future Continuous
I will be mutating
you will be mutating
he/she/it will be mutating
we will be mutating
you will be mutating
they will be mutating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mutating
you have been mutating
he/she/it has been mutating
we have been mutating
you have been mutating
they have been mutating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mutating
you will have been mutating
he/she/it will have been mutating
we will have been mutating
you will have been mutating
they will have been mutating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mutating
you had been mutating
he/she/it had been mutating
we had been mutating
you had been mutating
they had been mutating
Conditional
I would mutate
you would mutate
he/she/it would mutate
we would mutate
you would mutate
they would mutate
Past Conditional
I would have mutated
you would have mutated
he/she/it would have mutated
we would have mutated
you would have mutated
they would have mutated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mutate - undergo mutation; "cells mutate"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
revert - undergo reversion, as in a mutation
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mutate

verb change, convert, transform, evolve, metamorphose, transmute, transfigure Overnight, the gossip begins to mutate into headlines.
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mutate

verb
1. To make or become different:
2. To change into a different form, substance, or state:
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Translations
mutatoidamutatoitua

mutate

[mjuːˈteɪt]
A. VT (Bio) → mutar; (= change) → transformar
B. VI (Bio) → mutarse, sufrir mutación; (= change) → transformarse
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mutate

[mjuːˈteɪt] visubir une mutation
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mutate

visich verändern; (Biol) → mutieren (to zu); (Ling) → sich verwandeln (→ to in +acc); to mutate into something (fig)sich in etw (acc)verwandeln
vtwandeln; (Biol) → zu einer Mutation führen bei
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mutate

[mjuːˈteɪt] visubire una mutazione
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At each iteration, one of the four mutators is randomly chosen in order to generate a neighboring solution of the current solution.
Kolka, "Unified approach to synthesis of mutators employing operational transimpedance amplifiers for memristor emulation," in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Instrumentation, Measurement, Circuits and Systems, pp.
Mutators in cystic fibrosis chronic lung infection: Prevalence, mechanisms, and consequences for antimicrobial therapy.
When entering the stack scanning phase, one of the collectors sends a signal then waits for all the other collectors and mutators to acknowledge it.
In contrast to mouse cells defective for Pol [eta], Polk'- cells are spontaneous mutators, suggesting that Polk is indeed required for the replicative bypass of some type(s) of spontaneous DNA damage.
The only contribution for memcapacitor emulator is a mutator-based approach, in which memcapacitance is obtained via transforming memristance using mutators [11]-[13].
Conticello, "The AID/APOBEC family of nucleic acid mutators," Genome Biology, vol.
MYTHS (self-released) Myths are a new electronic duo from Vancouver starring Lief Hall (Mutators) and Quinne Rodgers.
Yeast mitochondrial DNA mutators with deficient proofreading exonucleolytic activity.
Most microorganisms are willing hybridizers and mutators, easily adapting to changing circumstances.