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ˌtræns fɪg yəˈreɪ ʃən, trænsˌfɪg-trans·fig·u·ra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Transfiguration, Transfiguration Day, August 6noun

    (Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus

  2. Transfiguration, Transfiguration of Jesusnoun

    (New Testament) the sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus

  3. transfiguration, metamorphosisnoun

    a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances

    "the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting"

  4. transfigurationnoun

    the act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify


  1. transfigurationnoun

    a large change in appearance or form; a metamorphosis

  2. transfigurationnoun

    a change that exalts or glorifies

  3. Transfigurationnoun

    The miraculous event, on a mountain, when the face of Jesus "shone like the sun" before the apostles; the feast commemorating this event – 6 August (or 19 August in the Orthodox church)

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Transfiguration

    trans-fig-ūr-ā′shun, n. a change of form.—v.t. Transfig′ure (rare), to change the figure or form of: to change the appearance of—also Transfig′ūrāte.—n. Transfig′urement.—The Transfiguration, the supernatural change in the appearance of Christ, described in Matt. xvii.: a festival on 6th August, in commemoration of it.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transfiguration in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transfiguration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • przekształcenie, przeobrażeniePolish
  • преображение, преобразование, видоизменениеRussian

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