Linguistics. a sequence of phonemes constituting a minimal unit of grammar or syntax, and, as such, a representation, member, or contextual variant of a morpheme in a specific environment.: Compare allomorph (def. 2).
Biology. an individual of one particular form, as a worker ant, in a species that occurs in two or more forms.
to transform (an image) by computer.
to be transformed: morphing from a tough negotiator to Mr. Friendly.
- morphic, adjective
Other definitions for morph- (2 of 3)
Other definitions for -morph (3 of 3)
a combining form meaning “form, structure,” of the kind specified by the initial element: isomorph.
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How to use morph in a sentence
But while the drug may not morph into a money making machine, it may work to maintain the safety of residents.
That song would soon morph from the jaunty clip of the light rail to the siren sounds of jazz.
I knew he was the only actor who would be willing to morph into the numerous subjects portrayed in the original images.
The notion to morph a specialty tortilla chip into a taco shell at first may sound like it would be a snap.
When the raven-man promises Bran that he will “fly,” does he mean the boy is about to morph into mutant bird as well?
The wings of white morph butterflies bring the highest price, but even a common swallow-tail is riches enough.Nightmare Planet | Murray Leinster
"ber die Beziehungen zwischen Mammartasche u. Marsupium," morph.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia | Frank Evers Beddard
This is a common color morph in many species of Eleutherodactylus.
British Dictionary definitions for morph (1 of 5)
linguistics the phonological representation of a morpheme
British Dictionary definitions for morph (2 of 5)
biology any of the different forms of individual found in a polymorphic species
British Dictionary definitions for morph (3 of 5)
to undergo or cause to undergo morphing
to transform or be transformed completely in appearance or character: he morphed from nerd into pop icon
a morphed image
British Dictionary definitions for -morph (4 of 5)
indicating shape, form, or structure of a specified kind: ectomorph
- -morphic or -morphous, adj combining form
- -morphy, n combining form
British Dictionary definitions for morph. (5 of 5)
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Scientific definitions for morph
A phenotypically distinct form of an organism or species.
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