What is the meaning of the metamorphosis

See also: métamorphose

Metamorphose (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Me | ta | mor | pho | se, Plural: Me | ta | mor | pho | sen
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˌMetamɔʁˈfoːzə]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Change or transformation of form or state
2) zoology Go through various stages of development in animals
3) botanyTransformations and modifications of the basic organs of plants
4) geology Transformation of rocks through high temperatures and pressure
5) philosophy Passing through the capital in various forms("Das Kapital" by Karl Marx)
6) Snow researchBreakdown and build-up of cup crystals
7) artDesign of an object in different versions
Origin of the term:
from Latin metamorphōsis, which in Greek μεταμόρφωσις (metamórfōsis) = transformation (Female), Conversion (Female), Transformation (Female) going back. The word has been used since the 18th century.
1) remodeling (Female), Forming (Female), Transformation(Female), Change(Female)
General terms:
procedure(male), Process(male)
Subordinate terms:
3) leaf metamorphosis, shoot metamorphosis, root metamorphosis
Application examples:
1) The term can be found in the most varied of sciences metamorphosis again.
1) “I wanted to learn the techniques and use them in my life metamorphosis trigger."
1) “France has changed and I have his Metamorphoses not seen. "
1) “In Greek mythology, Proteus was the god of the sea who by metamorphosis was able to take on the most varied of shapes. "
1) “She felt that metamorphosis.“
2) In the pupal stage, the caterpillar goes through a Metamophosis to a fully grown butterfly.
3) As Metamorphoses thorns and tendrils are known of deciduous leaves.
4) Under high pressure and high temperature, the granites metamorphosis and became gneiss.
7) In his “Symphonic Metamorphoses“The composer Paul Hindemith processed themes from Carl Maria von Weber.
Word formations:
1) hypermetamorphosis (Female), Contact metamorphosis (Female), Metamorphism (male), metamorphose, metamorphic
4) metamorphic
Nominative: singular metamorphosis; Plural Metamorphoses
Genitive: singular metamorphosis; Plural Metamorphoses
Dative: singular metamorphosis; Plural Metamorphoses
Accusative: singular metamorphosis; Plural Metamorphoses


  • Armenian: 1) կերպարանափոխութիւն (kerparanapochutjun)
  • Basque: 1) metamorfosi
  • English: 1) metamorphosis
  • Esperanto: metamorfozo
  • French: 1) métamorphosis
  • Greek (new): 1) μεταμόρφωση (metamórfosi)
  • Italian: 1) metamorfosi (Female)
  • Japanese: 1) 変 態 (へ ん た い, hentai)
  • Swedish: metamorfos
  • Spanish: 1) metamorfosis (Female)

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

The appearance of the bookstore metamorphosis in Vienna, Philipp Weiss inspired a literary fantasy.
boersenblatt.net, March 17, 2019

The snow researcher Martin Schneebeli examines the structure and the metamorphosis the white splendor.
Bernerzeitung.ch, December 28, 2018

In the era of cyber wars, the steel giants on chains finally become dinosaurs. Or not? An Arte documentation is investigating whether a tank is once again a metamorphosis experience.
Welt.de, April 23, 2019

A small Mühlviertel joinery binds its customers to it metamorphosis from the trunk to the Kastl.
derStandard.at, April 14, 2019

Gladbach is the Bundesliga team, the largest tactical team within three years metamorphosis lived through. The new coach Marco Rose is now introducing a different system.
sueddeutsche.de, July 14, 2019

Adele has had one for the past few months metamorphosis gone through. Now the British singer has commented on her new look - with a wink.
Klatsch-Tratsch.de, October 25, 2020

The Corvette is popular with vehicle refiners. It stimulates refinements and modifications with every fiber. Probably the most radical kind of at the moment metamorphosis of the US athlete can be found with the S1 Spyder from Ares.
n-tv.de, October 30, 2020

But now Becker has another one metamorphosis completed: He has become a serious German voice in the fight against racism.
GMX, June 16, 2020

The video in which Johannes Oerding does one is quite extraordinary metamorphosis going through. He shaves his head, puts make-up on his lips and puts on blush.
t-online, October 14, 2020

Therefore, despite all the inevitable, it must not be forgotten that there have been reliable strategies in management for a metamorphosis the department stores were missing. The victims are the workers.
Presseportal.de, June 19, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • Shape change
  • transformation: a significant change in a fundamental property, for example shape; Linguistics Transformation that is carried out on linguistic structures or on syntagms; central concept of structuralist and generative grammar
  • remodeling
  • conversion: Transition to another form; Chess Replacement of a pawn on the opponent's base line with another piece
  • transformation: the change, the reshaping of something, both physically and mentally
  • Transformation process
  • Change: fundamental change, becoming different; Right: the cancellation of a sales contract (due to defects in a thing, a service); Religion, Catholicism: the transformation of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ at the celebration of the Eucharist

Another word (synonym) for metamorphosis - Source: OpenThesaurus

Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "metamorphosis":

Caterpillar:… Terms: 2) Loader, snowcat, bulldozer Application examples: 1) Metamorphosis develops e.g. B. the butterfly over egg, larva, caterpillar and pupa to ...

larva: ... tapeworms. 2) She tore the larva from his face. Typical word combinations: 1) pupate, metamorphosis Derived words: 1) larval, larval stage 2) ...

metamorphosis:… IPA: [me.ta.mɔʀ.foːz] Meaning of the word / definition: 1) Zoology: going through different stages of development in certain animals. Translations German: 1) Metamorphosis…

Cerebralization: "With full recognition of an undeniable general transformation of life over time, many biologists still claim today that this metamorphosis takes place without any precise direction, in any sense and by chance

the one: "That drove me to investigate the matter on my own way and to find that which would be common to all plants without distinction, and so I discovered the law of metamorphosis"

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