Translation of metamorphose in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˌmɛdəˈmɔrˌfoʊs//ˌmɛdəˈmɔrˌfoʊz//ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfəʊz/

intransitive verb

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    to metamorphose into sth transformarse en algo
    • Three of 11 pools surveyed dried before any tadpoles could metamorphose.
    • Then, after thirteen or seventeen years (depending on the species), the nymphs crawl to the surface and metamorphose into red-eyed adults.
    • It becomes a matter of concern when these things get repeated once too often and responsible persons metamorphose into gurus telling people, especially women, how to live their lives.
    • Like a creature of nature who can quickly adapt to her surroundings, I hibernate, metamorphose, undergo catharsis and finally become a butterfly.
    • Most amphibians hatch as aquatic, swimming larvae, then metamorphose into terrestrial forms.
    • I should say that there are some fine performances in the film as well, particularly from Gary Sinise who seems to be able to metamorphose into whatever character he is playing.
    • Metaphor adds its own changes to those botanical metamorphoses the poem celebrates descriptively.
    • He'd always bring a jar of the stuff in and we'd have lessons where we'd document the life of the frog by watching the frog spawn hatch and metamorphose from tadpoles to frogs.
    • The fungus seems to do no harm until the tadpoles start to metamorphose and develop the keratin-rich skin of the adult stage.
    • Their most talented and experienced analysts are likely to metamorphose into bankers, who earn roughly twice what they do, leaving their less savvy colleagues to serve retail clients.
    • The megalopas return in large swarms to the nearshore waters and estuaries in the spring, where they metamorphose into first instar juvenile crabs.
    • The net result of these four features of development is that larvae will metamorphose at an earlier age if they encounter a decline in growth opportunity, providing that they have exceeded a critical threshold.
    • Trilling frog tadpoles can metamorphose within 17 days, pumping the same hormone through their systems that induces premature births in humans.
    • Many polychaetes hatch into a particular type of planktonic larva, the trochophore, which later metamorphoses into a juvenile annelid.
    • Fertilized eggs develop into crawling planula larvae which settle on hermit crab-occupied shells, and subsequently metamorphose into primary polyps.
    • A larva metamorphoses into a small polyp termed the scyphistoma.
    • It metamorphoses, mutates, transforms with each effort to capture it, so that anything that is ‘captured’ would be anything but the beginning.
    • Also see fishlike tadpoles that will later metamorphose into American bullfrogs, sprouting legs and losing their tails.
    • The exercise is very popular with most students, and some once infected with the publication bug metamorphose into helpless, chronic letter writers.
    • The newly hatched larvae grow for approximately two months before they begin to metamorphose into the adult form.
    • However ‘temporary’ these sanctions are supposed to be, the history of such measures is that they tend to metamorphose into something far more long-lasting.
    • Larvae metamorphose spontaneously, regardless of where they are.
    • His appeal discloses the ‘work’ of making early television and also very publicly admits to the nature of program metamorphoses from program department conception to a weekly show.
    • Embryonic coelomic structures have specific fates as the bilaterally symmetrical larvae metamorphose into radially symmetric adults.
    • Ordinarily, between 6 and 11 percent of leopard frog tadpoles survive and metamorphose into adults.
    • After a larva lands on the ocean floor, it metamorphoses, and the adult sponge begins to grow.
    • These larvae will also metamorphose into adults sooner than their long-armed brethren and thus are vulnerable to planktonic predators for a shorter period of time.
    • At the end of the larval stage, the animals drop down to the seafloor and metamorphose into adults.

transitive verb

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    to metamorphose sth into sth convertir / transformar algo en algo