Meaning of MORPH in English

~ 1 [ mɔ:f ]

■ noun

1》 Biology each of several variant forms of an animal or plant.

2》 Linguistics an actual linguistic form.


1940s: from Gk ~ē 'form'.


~ 2 [ mɔ:f ]

■ verb change smoothly and gradually from one image to another using computer animation techniques.

■ noun an image processed in this way.


1990s: element from meta~osis .

Concise Oxford English vocab.      Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка.