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Noun: transfiguration  ,trans,fi-g(y)u'rey-shun
  1. A striking change in appearance, character or circumstances
    "the transfiguration of the old house into something new and exciting";
    - metamorphosis
  2. The act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify
Noun: Transfiguration
  1. (New Testament) the sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus
    - Transfiguration of Jesus
  2. (Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus
    - Transfiguration Day, August 6

Derived forms: transfigurations

Type of: alteration, Christian holy day, miracle, revision, transformation, translation

Encyclopedia: Transfiguration