Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for metamorphosis

Synonyms for metamorphosis

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

Synonyms for metamorphosis

the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances

a complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft

References in periodicals archive ?
fornicata grow at about 50 [micro]m [d.sup.-1] with little mortality, become competent for metamorphosis at about 800-[micro]m shell length, and are easily induced to metamorphose by exposure to 15-20 mmol [L.sup.-1] elevated [[K.sup.+]] (Pechenik and Gee, 1993; Pechenik et al., 1996b; Hilbish et al., 1999; Padilla et al., 2014).
I seek first to highlight the high concentration of what Carroll would term 'metamorphosis proper' in Lyly's dramatic oeuvre.
In the City of God Saint Augustine discusses at length the theological questions raised by metamorphosis. Augustine does not categorically deny the possibility of metamorphosis of a man into an animal.
Also recorded (if reported) were water change frequency, rearing temperature, time to metamorphosis, time to competence, survivorship, growth rate, and the time over which growth was quantified.
Metamorphosis is in fact able to transform itself from urban to gravel bike selecting two mounting options.
With the same limitation number as the year Montblanc was founded, the Montblanc Heritage Rouge & Noir Spider Metamorphosis Limited Edition 1906 is made of silver, delicately engraved with the spider web design.
During his lifetime he worked as a civil servant and published only a handful of short stories, the best known being The Metamorphosis. His other three novels, published after his death, helped to found his reputation as a uniquely perceptive interpreter of the twentieth century.
Damien's finds that he musts walk a path that will result in a complete and total metamorphosis of power.
Metamorphosis is an interactive exhibition of paintings that "displays stories inspired by the power of the natural world".
Metamorphosis is not just Ovid's theme, it is also his modus operandi; something that, as Mantegna's exclamation shows, Ovid's artist-inheritors were well aware of.
'Bohemian Rhapsody' could be the alternate title for 'Metamorphosis,' an exhibit of glass objets d'art made by Filipino designers in collaboration with glass masters from the Czech Republic.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-September 12, 2016-GreenWave report cites marijuana metamorphosis
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 12, 2016-GreenWave report cites marijuana metamorphosis
* The Plantasens metamorphosis collection for face, body and hair care add a consumer" wow-factor" with textures that transform during application, according to Clariant.
Contract notice: Supply of liquid motor fuels and heating municipality metamorphosis, heating oil for the needs of the public benefit corporation and the school committee of primary education of the municipality of metamorphosis.