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Dictionary definition for: Transformation

1. (n) a qualitative change

2. (n) (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system

3. (n) a rule describing the conversion of one syntactic structure into another related syntactic structure

4. (n) (genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA

5. (n) the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface"

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