Notebook, 1993-



Turn Around, Transform, Bring about, Alter, Change, Appropriate, Exchange . . . . From one to another . . . .

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Conversion n [ME, fr. MF, fr. L conversion-, conversio, fr. convertere] [14c] 1: the act of converting: the process of being converted--compare Gene Conversion 2: an experience associated with a definite and decisive adoption of religion 3a: the operation of finding a converse in logic or mathematics b: reduction of a mathematical expression by clearing of fractions 4: a successful try for point or free throw 5: something converted from one use to another

1 convert vb [ME, fr. MF convertir, fr. L convertere to turn around, transform, convert, fr. com- + vertere to turn -more at Worth] vt [14c] 1a: to bring over from one belief, view, or party to another b: to bring about a religious conversion in 2: to alter the physical or chemical nature of properties of esp. in manufacturing b [1]: to change from one form or functin to another [2]: to alter for more effective utilization [3]: to appropriate without right c: to exchange for an equivalent 3 obs: Turn 4: to subject to logical conversion 5a: to make a goal after receiving [a pass] from a teammate b: to score on [as a try for point or free throw] c: to make [a spare] in bowling -vt 1: to undergo conversion 2: to make good on a try for point, field goal, or free throw -syn. see Transform [Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



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