Transect vs Transform - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between transect and transform

is that transect is to divide something by cutting transversely while transform is to undergo a transformation.

As verbs the difference between transect and transform

is that transect is to divide something by cutting transversely while transform is to change greatly the appearance or form of.

As nouns the difference between transect and transform

is that transect is a path along which a researcher moves, counts and records his observations while transform is (mathematics) the result of a transformation.

transect

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • to divide something by cutting transversely
  • Noun

    (wikipedia transect) (en noun)
  • a path along which a researcher moves, counts and records his observations
  • 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.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2012, month=March-April
  • , author= , title=Well-connected Brains , volume=100, issue=2, page=171 , magazine=(American Scientist) citation , passage=Creating a complete map of the human connectome would therefore be a monumental milestone but not the end of the journey to understanding how our brains work. The achievement will transform neuroscience and serve as the starting point for asking questions we could not otherwise have answered, […].}}
  • 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