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Reformation vs. Transformation

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Reformationnoun

An improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices, etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social, political or religious affairs or in the conduct of persons or operation of organizations.

Transformationnoun

The act of transforming or the state of being transformed.

Reformationnoun

(law) Change or correction, by a court in equity, to a written instrument to conform to the original intention of the parties.

Transformationnoun

A marked change in appearance or character, especially one for the better.

Reformationnoun

The act of reforming, or the state of being reformed; change from worse to better; correction or amendment of life, manners, or of anything vicious or corrupt; as, the reformation of manners; reformation of the age; reformation of abuses.

‘Satire lashes vice into reformation.’;

Transformationnoun

(mathematics) The replacement of the variables in an algebraic expression by their values in terms of another set of variables; a mapping of one space onto another or onto itself; a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system.

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Reformationnoun

Specifically (Eccl. Hist.), the important religious movement commenced by Luther early in the sixteenth century, which resulted in the formation of the various Protestant churches.

Transformationnoun

(linguistics) A rule that systematically converts one syntactic form into another; a sentence derived by such a rule.

Reformationnoun

improvement (or an intended improvement) in the existing form or condition of institutions or practices etc.; intended to make a striking change for the better in social or political or religious affairs

Transformationnoun

(genetics) The alteration of a bacterial cell caused by the transfer of DNA from another, especially if pathogenic.

Reformationnoun

a religious movement of the 16th century that began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the creation of Protestant churches

Transformationnoun

Ideologically driven government policy - becoming more conformant with socialist and African nationalist groupthink.

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Reformationnoun

rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course;

‘the reclamation of delinquent children’;

Transformationnoun

The act of transforming, or the state of being transformed; change of form or condition.

Reformation

The Protestant Reformation (alternatively and sometimes named the Protestant Revolution or European Reformation), was a major movement within Western Christianity in 16th-century Europe that posed a religious and political challenge to the Catholic Church, and in particular to papal authority, arising from what were perceived to be errors, abuses, and discrepancies by the Catholic Church. The Reformation was the start of Protestantism and the split of the Western Church into Protestantism and what is now the Catholic Church.

Transformationnoun

Any change in an organism which alters its general character and mode of life, as in the development of the germ into the embryo, the egg into the animal, the larva into the insect (metamorphosis), etc.; also, the change which the histological units of a tissue are prone to undergo. See Metamorphosis.

Transformationnoun

Change of one from of material into another, as in assimilation; metabolism; metamorphosis.

Transformationnoun

The imagined possible or actual change of one metal into another; transmutation.

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Transformationnoun

A change in disposition, heart, character, or the like; conversion.

Transformationnoun

The change, as of an equation or quantity, into another form without altering the value.

Transformationnoun

a qualitative change

Transformationnoun

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

Transformationnoun

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

Transformationnoun

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

Transformationnoun

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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