HyperDic: metamorphic

English > 2 senses of the word metamorphic:
ADJECTIVEpertmetamorphic, metamorphousof or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks)
allmetamorphiccharacterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance
metamorphic > pronunciation
Soundsmeh.tahmao'rfihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > metamorphic: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks).
Examples
  • "metamorphic stage"
  • "marble is a metamorphic rock that takes a high polish"
Synonymmetamorphous
Spanishmetamórfico
Nounsmetamorphosisthe marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
English > metamorphic: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance.
Narrowerchangedchanged in constitution or structure or composition by metamorphism
epimorphicCharacterized by incomplete metamorphosis
hemimetabolous, hemimetabolic, hemimetamorphous, hemimetamorphic(of an insect with aquatic young) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the young does not resemble the adult
heterometabolous, heterometabolic(of an insect) undergoing incomplete metamorphosis in which the nymph is essentially like the adult and there is no pupal stage / stage
holometabolic, holometabolous(of an insect) undergoing complete metamorphosis
metamorphousproduced by metamorphosis
Oppositenonmetamorphicnot metamorphic
Spanishmetamórfico
Nounsmetamorphosisthe marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals

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