Transform vs Transduce - What's the difference?

transform | transduce |


In lang=en terms the difference between transform and transduce

is that transform is to undergo a transformation while transduce is to convert energy from one form to another.

As verbs the difference between transform and transduce

is that transform is to change greatly the appearance or form of while transduce is to convert energy from one form to another.

As a noun transform

is (mathematics) the result of a transformation.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

transform

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To change greatly the appearance or form of.
  • The alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Love may transform me to an oyster.
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  • To change the nature, condition or function of; to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, etc.; to convert.
  • * Bible, Romans xii. 2
  • Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind.
  • (mathematics) To subject to a transformation; to change into another form without altering the value.
  • (electricity) To subject to the action of a transformer.
  • (genetics) To subject (a cell) to transformation.
  • To undergo a transformation.
  • Synonyms

    * (change greatly the appearance or form of) alter, change, convert, make over, transmogrify * (sense) alter, change * (undergo a transformation) alter, change

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mathematics) the result of a transformation
  • Derived terms

    * Fourier transform

    transduce

    English

    Verb

    (transduc)
  • To convert energy from one form to another
  • (biology) To transfer genetic material from one bacterial cell to another
  • Anagrams

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