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Allomorph vs. Morph

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Allomorphnoun

(chemistry) Any of the different crystalline forms of a substance.

Morphnoun

A physical form representing some morpheme in language. It is a recurrent distinctive sound or sequence of sounds.

Allomorphnoun

(linguistics) Any of the different phonological representations of a morpheme.

Morphnoun

(linguistics) An allomorph: one of a set of realizations that a morpheme can have in different contexts.

Allomorphnoun

Any one of two or more distinct crystalline forms of the same substance; or the substance having such forms; - as, carbonate of lime occurs in the allomorphs calcite and aragonite.

Morphnoun

(biology) Local variety of a species, distinguishable from other populations of the species by morphology or behaviour.

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Allomorphnoun

any of several different crystalline forms of the same chemical compound;

‘calcium carbonate occurs in the allomorphs calcite and aragonite’;

Morphnoun

A computer-generated gradual change from one image to another.

Allomorphnoun

a variant phonological representation of a morpheme;

‘the final sounds of `bets' and `beds' and `horses' and `oxen' are allomorphs of the English plural morpheme’;

Morphnoun

(slang) morphine

Allomorph

In linguistics, an allomorph is a variant phonetic form of a morpheme, or, a unit of meaning that varies in sound and spelling without changing the meaning. The term allomorph describes the realization of phonological variations for a specific morpheme.

Morphverb

To change shape, from one form to another, through computer animation.

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Morphverb

(of fantastic beings in science fiction or fantasy) To shapeshift.

Morphverb

To undergo dramatic change in a seamless and barely noticeable fashion.

Morphnoun

A sequence of phonemes, often a word fragment, which constitutes the minimum unit of meaning or syntax within a given word. A morph may be one of several variants of a morpheme, depending for its individal form on the context in which it occurs. Thus the morphs -s and -es are variants of the morpheme by which the plural form of an English noun is expressed.

Morphverb

To transform smoothly in imperceptible steps from one image to another, on a computer screen.

Morphverb

cause to change shape in a computer animation;

‘The computer programmer morphed the image’;

Morphverb

change shape as via computer animation;

‘In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther’;

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