• A physical form representing some morpheme in language. It is a recurrent distinctive sound or sequence of sounds.
  • An allomorph: one of a set of realizations that a morpheme can have in different contexts.
  • A variety of a species, distinguishable from other individuals of the species by morphology or behaviour.
  • A computer-generated gradual change from one image to another.
  • morphine


  • To change shape, from one form to another, through computer animation.
  • To shapeshift.
  • To undergo dramatic change in a seamless and barely noticeable fashion.


  • , from Ancient Greek μορφή. Compare German Morph, from Morphem. Attested since the 1940s.
  • . Attested since the 1950s. See also morphology.

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