1. a qualitative change

Similar word(s): shift, transmutation

Definition categories: event, alteration, change, modification

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

Definition categories: link, function, map, mapping

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

Definition categories: communication

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

Definition categories: act

5. the act of changing in form or shape or appearance

Similar word(s): translation

Definition categories: act