convert from (something)

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convert from (something)

1. To leave one religion in order to follow another. I converted from Catholicism to Judaism in preparation for my wedding.
2. To change or shift from one thing into another. Did she really convert from that shy kid into a punk rock singer?
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convert from something (into something)

 and convert (from something) (in)to something
to change from one thing into another. We converted from oil to natural gas to heat our house. I had hoped he would convert from an impatient youth into a relaxed gentleman. He did not.
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The highest number of pensioners have been converted from AGPR Islamabad, where out of total 23533 pensioners, 44867 have been converted to new system which is 52 percent of the total.
Paolucci: The Italian episcopal conference has prepared a document, "Catechumens Converted from Islam," written by Walther Ruspi.
Power is the rate at which energy is converted from one form to another or transferred from one object to another.
The auto industry's first magnesium structural exterior body component, this one-piece casting was converted from 21 previously assembled components.
Converted from a weldment, the redesign to a casting resulted in a 28% cost savings.
Converted from an imported machined component, this steel casting manufactured supplier's in-house developed ceramic casting process reduced component cost by 20% and lead time by 25% (with multiple molds, these savings are increased).
84-52 considered only situations in which a partnership is converted from a general to a limited partnership, and vice versa.
The buses can be converted from ethanol back to methanol simply by reprogramming their electronic systems.
This one-piece casting was converted from a four-piece fabrication that consisted of three stamped steel parts and one casting welded together.
This two-piece casting design was converted from a 38-piece steel fabrication design.
Expanding its fleet, Titan recently purchased the B737-300 to be converted from passenger to freighter.
Produced via investment casting by Pacific Cast Technologies, this part was converted from an aluminum forging without any additional casting factor.
Converted from a sheet metal assembly to a one-piece 34-lb, D357 aluminum casting (produced at Hitchcock), it has wall thickness of 0.