from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An allomorph.
- n. One of various distinct forms of an organism or species.
- transitive v. To transform (an image) by computer: cinematic special effects that morphed the villain into a snake.
- intransitive v. To be transformed: "Yesterday's filmstrip has morphed into today's school computer” ( Clifford Stoll).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To change shape, from one form to another, through computer animation.
- v. To undergo dramatic change in a seamless and barely noticeable fashion.
- n. A physical form representing some morpheme in language. It is a recurrent distinctive sound or sequence sounds.
- n. An allomorph: one of a set of realizations that a morpheme can have in different contexts.
- n. Local variety of a species, distinguishable from other populations of the species by morphology or behaviour.
- n. A computer-generated gradual change from one image to another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sequence of phonemes, often a word fragment, which constitutes the minimum unit of meaning or syntax within a given word. A morph may be one of several variants of a morpheme, depending for its individal form on the context in which it occurs. Thus the morphs -s and -es are variants of the morpheme by which the plural form of an English noun is expressed.
- v. To transform smoothly in imperceptible steps from one image to another, on a computer screen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of morphology, morphological, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to change shape in a computer animation
- v. change shape as via computer animation
From Greek morphē, form, shape.
Shortening of metamorphose.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shortening of metamorphose: to change in shape or form. (Wiktionary)
Back-formation from morpheme. (Wiktionary)