Transformation vs Pseudopericyclic - What's the difference?

transformation | pseudopericyclic |


As a noun transformation

is the act of transforming or the state of being transformed.

As an adjective pseudopericyclic is

(label) describing a transformation within a cyclic array of atoms in which bonding and nonbonding orbitals exchange roles.

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

    pseudopericyclic

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (label) Describing a transformation within a cyclic array of atoms in which bonding and nonbonding orbitals exchange roles