American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To change from one form, nature, substance, or state into another; transform: Alchemists tried to transmute lead into gold. See Synonyms at convert.
- v. To undergo transmutation.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To change from one nature, form, or substance into another; transform.
- Synonyms Metamorphose, etc. See transform.
- v. transitive To change, transform or convert one thing to another, or from one state or form to another.
- v. intransitive To change, transform or convert to another, or from one state or form to another.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To change from one nature, form, or substance, into another; to transform.
- v. change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
- v. alter the nature of (elements)
- v. change in outward structure or looks
- Middle English transmuten, from Latin trānsmūtāre : trāns-, trans- + mūtāre, to change. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Furthermore, although I've only been able to "transmute" recently, my friend, who has been playing for over a year, has commented that her transmutes for arcanite consistently fetch 3-5G.”
“He realizes faintly that he can change them by an effort of will and "transmute" them into mental states of an exactly opposite nature.”
“It would become incompatible with his organization, or rather it would 'transmute' it, and the process of that transmutation to the senses of other men would be called”
“First I empty IE's folder completely, than I "transmute", than I remove a few Mozilla-only bookmarklets, et voila. psycros”
“As more heat is applied, the liquid molecules begin to dance ever faster and eventually transmute to an invisible gas—water vapor.”
“When you transmute matter in any way, he said, you inevitably release energy in the form of heat.”
“Somewhere within her, responsive notes were answering to the things without, forgotten and undreamed-of correspondences were being renewed; and she was aware of it in an incurious way, and her soul was troubled, but she was not equal to the mental exultation necessary to transmute and understand.”
“You transmute your shadow into wisdom by waking up and letting go of doubt, sloth, and stupor.”
“Did the discussion transmute at some point to one about rape rather than “seduction” and sex absent anyforce?”
“Would it not be great if we came up with a scheme to, if I may use a term popularized in Star Trek, “transmute” it into less nasty stuff?”
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