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transmute something (from something) (to something)

 and transmute something (from something) (into something)
to change something from one thing into another. Do you believe that it is possible to transmute gold into lead? No, you cannot transmute one metal into another.
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Slow neutrons transmute elements more efficiently than the fast neutrons found in a reactor environment, the Los Alamos scientists say.
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The California Supreme Court agreed with the executor; it determined that the spousal consent was not an express declaration to transmute the community property into separate property.
To see in the day or in the year a symbol Of the days of man and of his years, To transmute the outrage of the years Into a music, a murmur of voices, and a symbol,
In my own research, which has brushed over Wallace in his early years as governor, I have come across one strikingly succinct formulation of his original secret, written in 1964 by an awestruck Alabama reporter struggling to explain the success of Wallace's first speeches outside the South: "He gave every hearer a chance to transmute a latent hostility toward the Negro into a hostility toward big government.
For now, one must maintain a dynamically charged neutrality which allows the deeper ores to transmute, to fully maturate, as though one were preparing for a more optimum rhythmics of a coming transmundane interior era.
The researchers also noted that, at the same moment black holes transmute into elementary particle states, the topology, or basic geometric shape, of the accompanying six-dimensional space changes markedly.
After describing failed alchemical processes in detail, the Canon's Yeoman tells his tale of a canon who swindled a priest by selling him powders to transmute mercury into silver.
Manzoni was a patriot, a liberal, and a Catholic whose poetic and religious sensibility found expression in his fiction; in his Osservazioni sulla morale Cattolica (1819), an essay on the power of Christian ethics to transmute human life; and in his five hymn-poems entitled Inni sacri ( Sacred Hymns, 1822).
That would allow overseas shipping transmute to rail and be taken to just south of the port of entry and, potentially, on to the Union Pacific hub.
Their experiments follow those of many men, trying to transmute base metal into gold, for instance.
The Hercules joint venture between Kier and Balfour Beatty is main contractor on the Au121m project to transmute the former RAF airbase at Lyneham into a new Defence College of Technical Training.