transformation

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(mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axis affine transformation
event that results in a transformation changeover , conversion , transition
gradual transformation of habitable land into desert; is usually caused by climate change or by destructive use of the land desertification
(physics) a phase space together with a transformation of that space dynamical system
transformation from an agricultural to an industrial nation Industrial Revolution , technological revolution
nature of a quantity or property or function that remains unchanged when a given transformation is applied to it invariance
feature (quantity or property or function) that remains unchanged when a particular transformation is applied to it invariant
part of algebra that deals with the theory of linear equations and linear transformation linear algebra
marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals metabolism , metamorphosis
butterfly transformation into moth metamorphosis
transformation of a gamma-ray photon into an electron and a positron when the photon passes close to an atomic nucleus pair creation , pair formation , pair production
transformation of a substance produced by the action of heat pyrolysis
(mathematics) a transformation in which the direction of one axis is reversed reflection
(mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin rotation
profound transformation sea change
political party in Germany and Britain (and elsewhere) founded in late 19th century; originally Marxist; now advocates the gradual transformation of capitalism into democratic socialism Social Democratic Party
transformation of ordinary white tin into powdery grey tin at very cold temperatures tin disease , tin pest , tin plague
(mathematics) a transformation in which the origin of the coordinate system is moved to another position but the direction of each axis remains the same translation
transformer whose voltage ratio of transformation can be adjusted voltage regulator
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