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- adj. able to be transmuted
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being transmuted or changed into a different substance, or into into something of a different form a nature; transformable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being transmuted, or changed into a different substance, or into something of a different form or nature.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemy
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The process of oxidizing brings alive this material, which behaves like fire, dynamic, transmutable and unpredictable.
"[Tacita] Dean's fidelity to 16-mm film and its bulky, outmoded apparatus, as digital technology quickly renders them obsolete, defines her art and her outlook; the materiality of the medium seems a bulwark against a fast-advancing future where imagery is insubstantial, endlessly transmutable, there but not there," writes James Quandt.
The sudden change in character should not have surprised her; she had forgotten how transmutable these humans could be.
Here again we see the scientific validity of the ancient Taoist view that essence, energy and spirit are intimately connected and transmutable.
Aristotle accepted the four Empedoclean elements (earth, air, water, and fire) with their attendant qualities and he believed that they were mutually transmutable.
Empedoclean elements (earth, air, water, and fire) with their attendant qualities and he believed that they were mutually transmutable.
Speculum, the Eyes of Narcißus behold Metals transmutable, and from which Rayes the Adept gather their fire, by the help of which, Volatile Metals are fixed into most fixed Gold, or Silver.
"By those who have neither feeling nor imagination enough to care for anything not transmutable into dollars, perhaps it has," I rejoined, somewhat tartly.
In the same way Hate and Love are mutually transmutable; so are Fear and Courage.
Reply Obj. 2: Although every creature is transmutable by some other creature, except, indeed, the highest angel, and even it can be enlightened by Christ's soul; yet not every transmutation that can be made in a creature can be made by a creature; since some transmutations can be made by God alone.
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