Proteiform Pro*te"i*form, a. (Zo["o]l.) Changeable in form; resembling a Proteus, or an am[oe]ba. [1913 Webster]

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  • proteiform — PROTEIFÓRM, Ă, proteiformi, e, adj. Cu formă variabilă. [pr.: te i ] – Din fr. protéiforme. Trimis de ana zecheru, 19.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  proteifórm adj. m. (sil. te i ), pl. proteifórmi; f. sg …   Dicționar Român

  • proteiform — index pliable, protean Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • proteiform — adj. [Gr. Proteus, changing god; L. forma, shape] Assuming different forms; variable …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • proteiform — pro·te·i·form prō tē ə .fȯrm adj PROTEAN …   Medical dictionary

  • proteiform — pro·te·i·form …   English syllables

  • proteiform — prōˈtēəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: French protéiforme, from Protée Proteus (from Latin Proteus) + iforme iform more at protean : protean …   Useful english dictionary

  • pliable — I adjective accommodating, acquiescent, adaptable, adaptive, adjustable, alterable, amenable, assenting, bendable, biddable, changeable, compliant, conformable, conforming, controllable, docile, ductile easily bent, easily influenced, easily… …   Law dictionary

  • protean — I adjective alterable, assuming different forms, changeable, changeful, everchanging, fluid, kaleidoscopic, metamorphic, mobile, modifiable, movable, multiform, multiphase, mutable, nonuniform, omniform, permutable, polymorphic, polymorphous,… …   Law dictionary

  • adaptable — Synonyms and related words: able to adapt, accessible, accommodative, acquiescent, adaptive, adjustable, all around, alterable, alterative, ambidextrous, amphibious, at hand, available, bendable, bending, bouncy, buoyant, changeable, checkered,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • adjustable — Synonyms and related words: able to adapt, acquiescent, adaptable, adaptive, all around, alterable, alterative, ambidextrous, amphibious, changeable, checkered, complaisant, compliant, conformable, ever changing, flexible, fluid, generally… …   Moby Thesaurus

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