I am not a native English speaker. Is there some trick in this name? What does it mean or imply?
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From transmogrify - "transform, especially in a surprising or magical manner"
A visual explanation of the origins of the term at AMAT page on Transmogrification seems appropriate:
Changing something into something else the easy way (without much effort and painlessly, of course) is an old dream of everybody...
- Here is a present day expression of the need to dream about transmogrification from one of my favorite books dealing about children and how to raise them:
Well, a working version of a transmogrifier has not been invented yet. So if you really want to change yourself into a person who knows about defects in crystals, you must still do it the hard way!