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converted, past participle; converted, past tense; converting, present participle; converts, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Cause to change in form, character, or function
    • - production processes that converted raw material into useful forms
  2. Change or be able to change from one form to another
    • - the seating converts to a double or two single beds
  3. Change one's religious faith or other beliefs
    • - at sixteen he converted to Catholicism
  4. Persuade (someone) to do this
    • - he was converted in his later years to the socialist cause
  5. Change (money, stocks, or units in which a quantity is expressed) into others of a different kind
    • - the figures have been converted at $0.545 to the Dutch guilder
  6. Adapt (a building) to make it suitable for a new purpose
    • - the space can be easily converted into a home office
    • - they lived in a converted chicken house
  7. Transpose the subject and predicate of (a proposition) according to certain rules to form a new proposition by inference

  8. Score from (a penalty kick, pass, or other opportunity) in a sport or game

  9. Score an extra point or points after having scored a touchdown by kicking a goal (one point) or running another play into the end zone (two points)

  10. Advance the ball far enough during a down to earn a first down
    • - the Oilers converted on over half of their third downs
  1. A person who has been persuaded to change their religious faith or other beliefs
    • - he is a recent convert to the church

  1. a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
  2. change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
  3. change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
  4. change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief; "She converted to Buddhism"
  5. change: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
  6. cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"
  7. The Convert or Try, in American and Canadian football, is a one-scrimmage down played immediately after a touchdown during which the scoring team is allowed to attempt to score an extra one point by kicking, or two points by touchdown. ...
  8. In computing, convert is a command-line utility included in the Windows NT operating system line. It is used to convert volumes using the FAT file systems to NTFS.
  9. Converting Companies are companies that specialize in combining raw materials such as polyesters, adhesives, silicone, tapes, foams, plastics, felts, rubbers, liners and metals, as well as other materials, to create new products.
  10. (Converting (magazine)) Converting (ISSN-0746-7141) was a trade publication and Website owned by Reed Business Information serving the information needs of converters: industries that convert paper, paperboard, plastic film and foil materials into finished, printed packaging such as bags, ...
  11. (Converting (metallurgy)) Converting is a term used to describe a number of metallurgical smelting processes. The most commercially important use of the term is in the treatment of molten metal sulfides to produce crude metal and slag, as in the case of copper and nickel converting. ...
  12. (A conversion) In mathematical logic and computer science, lambda calculus, also written as λ-calculus, is a formal system for function definition, function application and recursion. It was introduced by Alonzo Church in the 1930s as part of an investigation into the foundations of mathematics. ...
  13. (converted) changed in form or function etc
  14. (conversion) The act of having converted something or someone; A chemical reaction wherein a substrate is transformed into a product; A free-kick, after scoring a try, worth two points; An extra point scored by kicking a field goal after scoring a touchdown; An online advertising performance ...
  15. (Converted (CNV)) Indicates that the financial data was transferred into FIS from UNIFACTS using the October 31, 1995 balance.
  16. (Converted) Bailey Gatzert  • City of Sacramento • Beeline • Fortuna • Sioux
  17. (Converted) Going from being somewhat moral, ethical, sane and stable to something else because of a CoG
  18. (CONVERTING) A manufacturing plant which uses paper to make paper-based products, such as packaging or consumer products.
  19. (Converting) Last operation to treat, modify or otherwise manipulate the finished paper to meet the needs of the end-user.
  20. (Converting) Sawing timbers into smaller sections.
  21. (Converting) an autogenous pyrometallurgical process where iron and other impurities are oxidized and discharged with slags. Oxidation processes take place under air-blowing through the melt. ...
  22. (Converting) making basic tissue into products like toilet tissue or paper towels GP mill.
  23. (Converting) refers to the practice of making envelopes from sheets of paper supplied by a printer, paper merchant, or end user.
  24. The converting process is the step in papermaking that takes the sheet as it comes off of the end of the paper machine and changes it into useable paper items. ...
  25. ("Converts") Mainly applies to convertible securities. System that permits monitoring of the convertibles marketplace through a personal computer.