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Synonyms for transmutation

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

Synonyms for transmutation

an act that changes the form or character or substance of something

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(physics) the change of one chemical element into another (as by nuclear decay or radioactive bombardment)

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A transmutation of property, however, "is not valid unless made in writing by an express declaration that is made, joined in, consented to, or accepted by the spouse whose interest in the property is adversely affected.
The Owl King" represents Dickey's most obvious effort to express this transmutation of self.
Transmutation may provide an antidote to the value erosion of conventionalization, though it too has costs.
This showed that the actinidic archaea was mediating the biological transmutation of magnesium to calcium.
Mark LeClair and Serge Lebid discovered that the scaled-up LeClair Effect reactor triggered intense fusion, fission and transmutation in water.
Joe Heck of Nevada--one of scores of Nevada politicians trying to drive the last nails in the coffin of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project--has introduced an amendment that would redirect Yucca money to a fuel recycling and accelerator transmutation program.
French researcher Louis Kervran spent decades investigating this biological transmutation.
The meeting, on 1 December, focused not only on the hot topic of geological disposal of radioactive waste, but also recycling, transmutation and public participation when selecting sites.
5 million tons per year and transmutation of the waste into Bioethanol would reduce environmental consequences of dumping the waste as well as reducing the pollution and consumption of fossil fuels" he pointed out.
21 October 2010, SPA -- A fire, caused by a sudden electric ignition at a power transmutation station in Jeddah today led to power disconnection in some of the Red Sea city neighborhoods, the Saudi Electricity Company explained.
Like fire, transmutation is performance that celebrates change for the sake of change but not without honouring things certainly lost and hopefully gained and, while doing so, it demonstrates critical/creative thinking by revelling in the space between known and unknown realms.
The alchemy of glass; counterfeit, imitation, and transmutation in ancient glassmaking.
The average person sees no prestige accruing to members of the profession, regrets being more or less forced to turn to them because of the way law is framed, and fumes at the transmutation of the so-called prestige into egregious financial reward for a non-productive contribution to society.
He has recently posted on their web page a paper entitled "Georgia Tech Studies of Sub-Critical Advanced Burner Reactors with a D-T Fusion Tokamak Neutron Source for the Transmutation of Spent Nuclear Fuel.
Alchemical transmutation was more about perfecting the human soul than about chemical reactions.