vt.转换,改变,改造,使...变形 vi.改变,转化,变换 n.[数]变换(式),转换
动词过去式:transformed 过去分词:transformed 现在分词:transforming 第三人称单数:transforms 形容词:transformable
v [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth/sb (from sth) (into sth) completely change the appearance or character of sth/sb 完全改变某事物[某人]的外观或特性
*A fresh coat of paint can transform a room. 房间重新粉刷一遍可大为改观.
* She used to be terribly shy, but a year abroad has completely transformed her, ie so that she is no longer shy. 她过去十分 腆, 但在国外呆了一年以後完全变了.
* a complete change of climate which transformed the area from a desert into a swamp 使该地区由沙漠变为沼泽的气候的彻底改变* the process by which caterpillars are transformed into butterflies 毛虫变为蝴蝶的过程.
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin;Origin: transformare, from formare 'to form']
to completely change the appearance, form, or character of something or someone, especially in a way that improves it
Increased population has transformed the landscape.
transform sb/sth (from sth) into sth
The movie transformed her almost overnight from an unknown schoolgirl into a megastar.