HyperDic: metamorphosis

English > 3 senses of the word metamorphosis:
NOUNprocessmetamorphosis, metabolismthe marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
actmetamorphosis, transfigurationa striking change in appearance or character or circumstances
actmetamorphosisa complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft
metamorphosis > pronunciation
Soundsmeh.tahmao'rfahsahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > metamorphosis: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals.
Synonymmetabolism
Narrowerhemimetamorphosis, hemimetabolism, hemimetabolyincomplete or partial metamorphosis in insects
heterometabolism, heterometabolyDevelopment of insects with incomplete metamorphosis in which no pupal stage / stage precedes maturity
holometabolism, holometabolycomplete metamorphosis in insects
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishmetabolismo, metamorfosi, metamorfosis
Catalanmetabolisme, metamorfosi
Adjectivesmetamorphiccharacterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance
metamorphic, metamorphousof or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks)
English > metamorphosis: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA striking change in appearance or character or circumstances.
Example"the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting"
Synonymtransfiguration
Broaderrevision, alterationThe act of revising / revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
Spanishmetamorfosis
Catalanmetamorfosi
English > metamorphosis: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA complete change of physical form or substance especially as by magic or witchcraft.
Broadertransformation, translationThe act of changing in form or shape / shape / shape or appearance
Spanishmetamorfosis
Catalanmetamorfosi
Adjectivesmetamorphousof or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks)
metamorphousproduced by metamorphosis

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