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transformation

Pronunciation: /ˌtrænsfərˈmeɪʃən; ˌtrænsfəˈmeɪʃən; ˌtrɑːn-/

Translation of transformation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (change) transformación (feminine) to undergo a transformation sufrir una transformación what a transformation! she used to be so rude! ¡qué transformación! or ¡qué cambio! ¡con lo mal educada que era antes!
    Example sentences
    • In the former, there has been a radical transformation in the nature of the designs: artists have developed a new ‘ethnic’ style.
    • The character of the inner city has undergone a marked transformation since the City set up a rejuvenation plan five years ago.
    • Over the course of the last two decades the organisation of governmental activity has undergone a radical transformation.
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas][ sustitución de las incógnitas de una ecuación por sus valores expresados en forma algebraica ] 2.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] transformación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • At the time he was busy mimeographing handouts about ordering constraints among syntactic transformations.
    • The transformation is typically carried out clausewise.
    • It's a fast language for doing all sorts of text transformations, and you can pick up the simpler elements, I think, from scratch in a week or two.
    Example sentences
    • His results on this topic provided connections between number theory, theta functions, and the transformations of abelian functions.
    • He thus enriched analysis and gave the complete solution of the two great questions of the transformation of hyperelliptic functions and of their complex multiplication.
    • Picard also discovered a group, now called the Picard group, which acts as a group of transformations on a linear differential equation.

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