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morph

(môrf)
n.
One of various distinct forms of a species (such as color variant) or of an organism during different parts of its life cycle.

morphine

An opium alkaloid with potent analgesic effect that owes its narcotic properties to its unique aromatic ring structure.
 
Clinical findings
Euphoria, respiratory depression, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, decreased GI motility, increased risk of addiction.

Route
Parenteral, oral.
 
Effects
Blocks pain signals to brain and spinal cord.
 
Uses
Relieves severe acute and chronic pain; facilitates induction of anaesthesia.

morph

any individual variant that constitutes a form of a polymorphic species.
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Certain geometric constraints were introduced during the CAD software morphing process; for example, the mirror glass surface was unchanged (see Figure 3).
However, morphing carries the connotation of radical shape changes or shape changes that are only possible with near-term or futuristic technologies.
Batch File Morpher module combines all morphing steps in a simple interface, with an additional boost.
Mesh morphing is based on special entities, such as morphing boxes, which represent shape functions and allow user's control on model shape changes.
The morphing wing flexed its edge at heights of roughly 8,000 and 12,000 meters while sensors measured the novel wing's aerodynamic performance.
Morphing between different numbers of polygons across a change in topology remains as an unsolved problem although there are many solutions for morphing between two polygons or one-to-one morphing.
3 million Air Force contract to study technology for an aircraft that could really change shape as flight conditions or missions change, as morphing does for film and video images.
Just match up the dots on two photos and watch the transformation You'll be delighted by the results, when you start using the latest morphing technology to create dramatically shifting images.
Morphing and digital compositing have, in fact, come to play an increasingly common role in contemporary film and video production, and a number of books in recent years have attempted to summarize the technologies and techniques involved in digital effects.
president of Tompkins Associates, strongly believes that markets are continuously morphing.