- the act, process, or result of transforming or mapping.
- function (def. 4a).
- transformational rule.
- the process by which deep structures are converted into surface structures using transformational rules.
Origin of transformation
OTHER WORDS FROM transformationtrans·for·ma·tion·al, adjectivenon·trans·for·ma·tion, nounre·trans·for·ma·tion, nounself-trans·for·ma·tion, noun
How to use transformation in a sentence
The government has repeatedly used industrial policy to spur innovation and direct economic transformation, especially in times of peril.Why we should be funding more Solyndras|Amy Nordrum|November 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It’s also digital transformation for Dassault Systèmes with these employees in order for them to think how it could also impact them, how they can also transform their management system and their companies.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In management jargon, those big changes are often described as “digital transformation.”How design keeps companies focused on people as the pandemic pushes businesses online|claychandler|November 17, 2020|Fortune
Just like the industries we cover, Digiday Media has experienced a year of major transformation and growth.Digiday Media makes new additions to both editorial and business teams|Mike Madarasz|November 16, 2020|Digiday
The result was a transformation in both the cattle breeding and liquid nitrogen industries.The secret weapon for distributing a potential covid-19 vaccine|Joanna Radin|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
In 1968, Ted Nugent was a lightning rod, a personification of transformational freedom.The GOP’s Real Ted Nugent Problem|James Poulos|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even now, a decision he viewed as practical resonates with women as transformational.Hillary Supporters Should Want to Complete Ferraro’s Unfinished Business|Jill Lawrence|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cantor said he sees the election of de Blasio as the capstone of a transformational year for the progressive movement.Bill de Blasio Mayoral Win Signals Working Families Party Ascendancy|David Freedlander|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Rather, we must learn as we go, so that Senegal can be used as a model for transformational change at the grassroots level.U.K. Pledge on Female Genital Cutting Is a Milestone, Says Tostan’s Molly Melching|Molly Melching|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Obama campaigned as a transformational figure who wanted to move the country beyond the culture wars.Does the New Task Force Mean Obama Is Getting Serious on Gun Control?|Daniel Klaidman|December 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We have now to ask whether the facts of this transformational history are not capable of another explanation.Studies in the Theory of Descent (Volumes 1 and 2)|August Weismann
Nursing as Caring is a transformational model for all arenas.Nursing as Caring|Anne Boykin
British Dictionary definitions for transformation
- a change in position or direction of the reference axes in a coordinate system without an alteration in their relative angle
- an equivalent change in an expression or equation resulting from the substitution of one set of variables by another