transmutate

Main Entry:  transmutate1
Part of Speech:  v
Definition:  to change or transform in appearance, nature, or form; transmute, metamorphose
Etymology:  trans- + mutare 'to change'
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Main Entry:  transmutate2
Part of Speech:  v
Definition:  to convert one element into another by bombarding it with alpha particles or neutrons
Usage:  science
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