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conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting) afforestation
conversion of a simple stop consonant into an affricate affrication
disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alcoho Alpine scurvy , maidism , mal de la rosa , mal rosso , mayidism , pellagra , Saint Ignatius' itch
conversion of starch to sugar amylolysis
form of hysteria having features of both conversion disorder and anxiety neurosis anxiety hysteria
(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430) Augustine , Augustine of Hippo , Saint Augustine , St. Augustine
Christian who has experienced a dramatic conversion to faith in Jesus born-again Christian
conversion of metals into their oxides as a result of heating to a high temperature calcination
production of a canal or a conversion to canals canalisation , canalization
ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus capital of Syria , Damascus , Dimash
conversion to Christianity Christianisation , Christianization
amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is an intermediate in the conversion of ornithine to arginine citrulline
proposition obtained by conversion converse
mental disorder characterized by the conversion of mental conflict into somatic forms (into paralysis or anesthesia having no apparent cause) conversion disorder , conversion hysteria , conversion reaction
(medieval Spain) a Jew or Moor who converted to Christianity (especially those who professed conversion in order to avoid persecution but continued to practice their religion secretly) Converso , Marrano
conversion from one way of encoding data to another way data conversion
conversion of analog information into digital information digitisation , digitization
conversion into dramatic form dramatisation , dramatization
processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather dressing
assay that relies on an enzymatic conversion reaction and is used to detect the presence of specific substances (such as enzymes or viruses or antibodies or bacteria) ELISA , enzyme-linked-immunosorbent serologic assay
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