Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun transformation

5 senses of transformation

Sense 1

transformation, transmutation, shift -- (a qualitative change)

=> change, alteration, modification -- (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago")

Sense 2

transformation -- ((mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system)

=> function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping -- ((mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function))

Sense 3

transformation -- (a rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure)

=> grammatical rule, rule of grammar -- (a linguistic rule for the syntax of grammatical utterances)

Sense 4

transformation -- ((genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA)

=> change of integrity -- (the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something)

Sense 5

transformation, translation -- (the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface")

=> change of integrity -- (the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something)