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Transmutate

Definition

verb

(1) To alter or transform in appearance or form.

(2) To transform one element into another element through nuclear transformation (or through bombarding it with neutrons or alpha particles).


Supplement

Word origin: From Latin transmutare (to shift).

Related forms: transmutation (noun)

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