Quotes containing word "transform"

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Sell also: metamorphose, translate, transmute

Definitions and meanings of word "transform"

• Verb: subject to a mathematical transformation

• Verb: change or alter in form, appearance, or nature; examples: "This experience transformed her completely", "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture", "transubstantiate one element into another"

• Verb: change in outward structure or looks; examples: "He transformed into a monster", "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"

• Verb: change from one form or medium into another; example: "Braque translated collage into oil"

• Verb: convert (one form of energy) to another; example: "transform energy to light"

• Verb: change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species

• Verb: increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)

Featured authors with quotes containing word "transform"

Pablo Picasso
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Spanish Artist, Designer, Sculptor
Tuesday 25 October 1881 - Sunday 8 April 1973
Sarah Palin
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American Politician
Born Tuesday 11 February 1964
Coco Chanel
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French Designer
Sunday 19 August 1883 - Sunday 10 January 1971
David Cameron
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British Leader, Politician
Born Sunday 9 October 1966
Simon Cameron
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American Politician
Friday 8 March 1799 - Wednesday 26 June 1889
Marian Wright Edelman
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American Activist
Born Tuesday 6 June 1939
James Fenton
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British Critic, Poet, Journalist
Born Monday 25 April 1949
Donald Fagen
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American Writer, Musician, Songwriter
Born Saturday 10 January 1948
Carlos Ghosn
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Brazilian Businessman
Born Tuesday 9 March 1954
Catherine Keener
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American Critic, Actress
Born Saturday 26 March 1960
Fredric Jameson
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American Critic
Born Saturday 14 April 1934
Beatrice Dalle
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French Actress
Born Saturday 19 December 1964

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso

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Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

Coco Chanel

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Let us tackle the big issues with bold ideas that transform Iowa to accomplish our shared mission to grow Iowa, and realize our shared vision of Iowa as the best place to live, work and raise a family.

Thomas Vilsack

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It is vital that we get these policies right as we take forward our plans to drive down the deficit and transform our economy.

David Cameron

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Pakistan could be uneasy on the position of Indian military. But both the countries should take a bold decision, breaking from their past, to transform their relationship.

Simon Cameron

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You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation.

Marian Wright Edelman

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What do you do with what you're given, and how do you transform it into something worthwhile?

Donald Fagen

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The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.

James Fenton

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The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them.

Carlos Ghosn

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Most times when people pitch you as being perfect for a part... they don't look at you as an actor who can transform. A lot of people are so literal.

Catherine Keener

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If it is, in reality, capitalism that is the motor force behind the destructive forms of globalization, then it must be in their capacity to neutralize or transform this particular mode of exploitation that one can best test these various forms of resistance to the West.

Fredric Jameson

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The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.

Ben Okri

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I'm nutty for nutrition. I've become one of those people who can't stop talking about the connection between food and health. Now that I know how much changing what you eat can transform your life, I can't stop proselytizing.

Robin Quivers

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Even if I know I shall never change the masses, never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that the good things also have their place, their refuge.

Richard Wagner

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I don't act in the way other actresses act, in terms of building or creating a character. I don't transform myself into the role, I invest myself in the role.

Beatrice Dalle

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Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.

Irving Wallace

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When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself.

Deng Xiaoping

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There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to transform the water into wine or straw into gold.

Coleman Young

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If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.

Maya Angelou

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I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.

Bob Hope

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