transmute

transmute
[[t]trænzmju͟ːt[/t]]
transmutes, transmuting, transmuted
V-ERG
If something transmutes or is transmuted into a different form, it is changed into that form. [FORMAL]

[V into n] She ceased to think, as anger transmuted into passion...

[V n into n] Scientists transmuted matter into pure energy and exploded the first atomic bomb. [Also V n]

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Derived words:
transmutation plural N-VAR oft N of n

...the transmutation of food into energy.


English dictionary. 2008.

Синонимы:
(from one form or nature into another),



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