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trans·mute

 (trăns-myo͞ot′, trănz-)
v. trans·mut·ed, trans·mut·ing, trans·mutes
v.tr.
To change from one form, nature, substance, or state into another; transform: Alchemists tried to transmute lead into gold. See Synonyms at convert.
v.intr.
To undergo transmutation.

[Middle English transmuten, from Latin trānsmūtāre : trāns-, trans- + mūtāre, to change; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·mut′a·bil′i·ty n.
trans·mut′a·ble adj.
trans·mut′a·bly adv.
trans·mut′er n.
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She is the Porphyrogenitus Lady and Lady of morning, Our Saviour's fiance, Transmuter of life, and we rush towards you, inflamed with love!
Merzlyakov et al., "Progress in Development of Li, Be, Na/F Molten Salt Actinide Recycler and Transmuter Concept," in ICAPP, Nice, France, 2007.
Presidant une session pleniere intitulee [beaucoup moins que] l'emergence et les changements dans les modes de production et de consommation [beaucoup plus grand que], le president du Cnes a insiste egalement sur l'exigence pour les pays africains d'avoir a [beaucoup moins que] transmuter les Objectifs du millenaire pour le developpement (OMD) en Objectifs du developpement durable (ODD) qui sont au cœur de l'Agenda post-2015 [beaucoup plus grand que], sachant que ces pays, dans leur majorite, [beaucoup moins que] sont loin d'avoir atteint les OMD [beaucoup plus grand que], a ajoute la meme source.