change form


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v change form assume a different shape or form
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  • Jim Rohn
    “Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.”
  • Ambrose Bierce
    “Revolution is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.”


In literature:

They are hardly worth the trouble of changing them into the human form again.
"The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Various
A change far deeper than a change in the form of Government is needed.
"Rebuilding Britain" by Alfred Hopkinson
With the beginning of puberty the changes set in which transform the infantile sexual life into its definite normal form.
"Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex" by Sigmund Freud
This eventual change in form, far from nullifying our knowledge, can alone legitimise it.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
He is averse to change as such, and retains form and rite after their meaning is lost.
"Sex and Society" by William I. Thomas
At first the form of these little cards was changed: triangles, squares, and circles were tried.
"Psychology and Industrial Efficiency" by Hugo Münsterberg
Then the bird changed its form and became a horrible dragon, but the king held it fast.
"Folk-Lore and Legends; Scandinavian" by Various
In the popular representations Chang Hsien is seen in the form of a distinguished personage drawing a bow.
"Myths and Legends of China" by E. T. C. Werner
After a pause, the deceiver again addressed her; and his form changed as he spoke.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
It tends to form new variants with every change of habitat.
"Influences of Geographic Environment" by Ellen Churchill Semple

In poetry:

Forever, infinite of range,
Unceasing whirls the cosmic storm,
In changeless gulfs where Force and Form
Renew the mystery of change.
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
There lowly in the vigorous summer
His form began its senseless change,
And made my senses waver dim
Seeing nature ferocious in him.
"The Groundhog" by Richard Eberhart
Though Beauty passes, this I know,
From change and death, this verity:
Her spirit lives eternally—
'Tis but her forms that come and go.
"The Butterfly" by Clark Ashton Smith
Great God! I own thy power divine
That works to change this heart of mine;
I would be formed anew, and bless
The wonders of creating grace.
"Hymn 160" by Isaac Watts
I wage not any feud with Death
For changes wrought on form and face;
No lower life that earth's embrace
May breed with him, can fright my faith.
"In Memoriam 82: I Wage Not Any Feud With Death" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
"Still the unmoving winter trees
Hold up the pure curves of their boughs,
Forms clothing calm immortal life
No change of time or state can rouse."
"Winter Trees" by Edward Shanks

In news:

When Scott Uhl first formed Forgotten Serenade about five years ago, everyone hated the name, so it was changed to Glass Delirium, after one of the act's earliest songs.
In the last few years, innovative technologies such as self-consolidating concrete, quick form changes, and effective lifting devices have sped up most precast operations.
Strangely, with the way our democratic form of government was designed the American people have the opportunity to change our countries priorities and policies every four years.
Ryan Reith, who manages IDC's mobile device trackers, says that shifting form factors are partially responsible for this change.
It's a life-changing gift in the form of man's best friend.
The flood last year completely changed the Missouri River`s channels and formed large sandbars.
"When eruptions like this occur, a huge amount of heat comes out of the seafloor, the chemistry of seafloor hot springs is changed, and pre-existing vent biological communities are destroyed and new ones form," Chadwick added.
Clark voters change form of government.
FMCA has changed and grown dramatically through the years, but the friendships formed and nurtured by motorhoming continue to be the hallmark of the association.
A special task force is being formed at Utah State University to look at strategies for dealing with recent changes to the age requirements for LDS missionaries .
The flood last year completely changed the Missouri River `s channels and formed large sandbars.
To change that, a group of concerned East Austinites formed the East Austin Voter Mobilization Initiative in 2010.
Helmets of all the teams UK players have joined throughout the history of the program formed a display shown during a media tour of changes in the decor at the Nutter Training Center on Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Lexington, Ky.
This inspired the optimistic , glass-half-full part of me because even in her late 20?s, when most of us have formed a set identity, she chose to make significant changes to who she had become.
This week's best long-form articles may change how you think about America's 'polarized' political environment, China's stability, and new journalism ethics.

In science:

Suppressing the angular coordinates, and changing to double null coordinates u = t − r∗ , v = t + r∗ , with r∗ the usual Regge-Wheeler “tortoise” radial coordinate given by dr∗ = dr/f (r), the line element takes the form ds2 = −f (r)dudv .
Black Holes Must Die
The above form seems to be robust against various changes in the self consistent expansion and even against inclusion of higher orders. This will be discussed in future publicat ions .
Streched exponential in non-linear stochastic filed theories
Arguing as in the proof of Lemma 1.2, let us change a characteristic h in such a way that B (h, n+ ) = 0, where x → x denotes a complex conjugation in g0 with respect to the compact form k0 , and B is Killing form in g, not in g0 ! It remains to prove that h ∈ ik0 .
Moore-Penrose inverse, parabolic subgroups, and Jordan pairs
Such diffeomorphisms do not change the symplectic form and thus manifestly leave the Hamiltonian (21) invariant.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
For example observables are G -equivariant closed differential forms, after the parity change, on the space T ∗A.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds