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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trans·form /træn(t)sˈfɔrm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 trans·form /træn(t)sˈfɔ(ə)rm/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·form v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transformed p. pr. & vb. n. Transforming.]
 1. To change the form of; to change in shape or appearance; to metamorphose; as, a caterpillar is ultimately transformed into a butterfly.
    Love may transform me to an oyster.   --Shak.
 2. To change into another substance; to transmute; as, the alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.
 3. To change in nature, disposition, heart, character, or the like; to convert.
    Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind.   --Rom. xii. 2.
 4. Math. To change, as an algebraic expression or geometrical figure, into another from without altering its value.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·form, v. i. To be changed in form; to be metamorphosed. [R.]
    His hair transforms to down.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: subject to a mathematical transformation
      2: change or alter in form, appearance, or nature; "This
         experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed
         the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate
         one element into another" [syn: transmute, transubstantiate]
      3: change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a
         monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
         [syn: transmute, metamorphose]
      4: change from one form or medium into another; "Braque
         translated collage into oil" [syn: translate]
      5: convert (one form of energy) to another; "transform energy
         to light"
      6: change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell
         by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same
         or closely related species
      7: increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)