an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
transformation, transmutation, shift(noun)
a qualitative change
(physics) the change of one chemical element into another (as by nuclear decay or radioactive bombardment)
"the transmutation of base metals into gold proved to be impossible"
the act of transmuting or the state of being transmuted
the supposed transformation of base metals into gold by the alchemists
the transformation of one element into another by a nuclear reaction
the act of transmuting, or the state of being transmuted; as, the transmutation of metals
the change or reduction of one figure or body into another of the same area or solidity, but of a different form, as of a triangle into a square
the change of one species into another, which is assumed to take place in any development theory of life; transformism
The numerical value of transmutation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of transmutation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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