1morph noun \ˈmȯrf\
a : allomorph
b : a distinctive collocation of phones (as a portmanteau form) that serves as the realization of more than one morpheme in a context (as the French du for the sequence of de and le)
a : a local population of a species that consists of interbreeding organisms and is distinguishable from other populations by morphology or behavior though capable of interbreeding with them
b : a phenotypic variant of a species
Origin of MORPH
back-formation from morpheme
First Known Use: 1947
of an image on a screen : to gradually change into a different image
: to change gradually and completely from one thing into another thing usually in a way that is surprising or that seems magical
: to change the form or character of : transform
: to undergo transformation; especially : to undergo transformation from an image of one object into that of another especially by means of computer-generated animation
Examples of MORPH
- The picture of a dog morphed into a picture of a cat.
- Using the new software, we morphed a picture of a dog into a picture of a cat.
- a quiet college student who has morphed into a glamorous actress
- He is trying to morph himself into a different person.
Origin of MORPH
short for metamorphose
First Known Use: 1982
Other Computer-Related Terms
morph abbreviation (Medical Dictionary)
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