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polymorph (plural polymorphs)
- (biology) Any organism that shows polymorphism.
- (chemistry, geology) Any substance or mineral that forms different types of crystal.
- (transitive, fiction) The transformation of an item or creature into something different by magic.
polymorph (third-person singular simple present polymorphs, present participle polymorphing, simple past and past participle polymorphed)
- (intransitive) To transform; to change into another form.
- (fiction, transitive, intransitive) To transform into something different by magic.
- 1999, Robin Johnson, “My gnomish healer has been having a rough time of it”, in rec.games.roguelike.nethack (Usenet):
- I got hemmed in by the werewolf again and, in desperation, tried an experimental new wand on it; and polymorphed it into a black pudding.
polymorph (strong nominative masculine singular polymorpher, not comparable)
- Antonym: monomorph
Positive forms of polymorph (uncomparable)
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