Transformation vs Changing - What's the difference?

transformation | changing |


As nouns the difference between transformation and changing

is that transformation is while changing is change; alteration.

As a verb changing is

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transformation

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of transforming or the state of being transformed.
  • A marked change in appearance or character, especially one for the better.
  • (mathematics) The replacement of the variables in an algebraic expression by their values in terms of another set of variables; a mapping of one space onto another or onto itself; a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system.
  • (linguistics) A rule that systematically converts one syntactic form into another; a sentence derived by such a rule.
  • (genetics) The alteration of a bacterial cell caused by the transfer of DNA from another, especially if pathogenic.
  • (politics, South Africa) Ideologically driven government policy - becoming more conformant with socialist and African nationalist groupthink.
  • Synonyms

    * metamorphosis * transmogrification * transmutation * transfiguration

    Derived terms

    * transformational

    changing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * everchanging * unchanging

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • change; alteration
  • * George Fox
  • And stand steadfast in the unchangeable life and seed of God, which was before changings and alterings were; and which will remain when they all are gone.