1 cause to change shape in a computer animation; "The computer programmer morphed the image"
2 change shape as via computer animation; "In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther"
- , /mɔː(r)f/, /mO:(r)f/
Etymology 1back-form morpheme
- An allomorph: one of a set of realizations that a morpheme can have in different contexts.
- Local variety of a species, distinguishable from other populations of the species by morphology or behaviour.
Etymology 2Shortening of metamorphose: to change in shape or form.
- To change shape, of one form to another, through computer animation.
Morph is from the Greek morphe meaning shape or form. For example, the word metamorphosis means a change in shape or form. Common uses of the term include:
- Morph (comics), an X-Men character of Marvel comics
- Morph (character), an animated plasticine character created by Tony Hart
- Morph (Disney character), a character in the 2002 Disney movie Treasure Planet
- Morph (zoology), a visual or behavioural difference between organisms of distinct populations in a species
- Muller's morphs, a classification scheme for genetic mutations
- Morph (mobile phone), a concept mobile phone developed by the Nokia Research Center and the University of Cambridge
- Gryphon Software Morph, a software program for morphing images (see below) by Gryphon Software
- Morphic (software), user interface built out of graphical objects known as morphs
- Morph (software), Fork of the p2p program eMule
- Morph (Java), a Java framework for type and object graph conversion
- Morph, in linguistics, the vocal form of a morpheme
- Morphism, an abstraction of a structure-preserving mapping between two mathematical structures
- Morphing, in motion pictures and animations, a special effect that changes (morphs) one image into another through a seamless transition