What is conversion?

  • (noun): A change of religion.
    Example: "His conversion to the Catholic faith"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on conversion:

Hugh Findlay - Conversion
... Orson Pratt recorded the following about a case of "miraculous healing" involving Findlay in Scotland “ I have a girl, aged three years, who had for eighteen months been afflicted with convulsive fits.. ... the child was fearful to behold, almost in continual convulsions by night and day ...
Fanny Allen - Biography - Conversion
... Allen would soon convert to Roman Catholicism, her conversion reportedly effected by a supernatural experience ... Her conversion to Catholicism was regarded as remarkable in Vermont, an area in which the Catholic Church had scarcely any influence at that time in ... Her conversion was all the more remarkable for her decision to become to a nun as well ...
USS Tracer (AGR-15) - Conversion To Radar Picket Ship
... Riddle for conversion to a radar picket ship in May 1957 ... Towed to the Charleston Naval Shipyard (South Carolina) soon thereafter, conversion work began on 24 May 1957 ... in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and post-shakedown availability at her conversion yard, Interrupter sailed for the Pacific Ocean ...
SS Normandie - World War II - Lafayette Conversion
... The ship remained moored at Manhattan's Pier 88 for the conversion ... A contract for her conversion to a troop transport was awarded to Robins Dry Dock and Repair Co ... Bureau of Ships (BuShips) his estimate that the conversion work could be completed by 31 January 1942, and planning for the work proceeded on that basis ...
Covariance And Contravariance (computer Science)
... Hence, a type conversion from W to N, such as in the case of passing a double to a function expecting a float, is a covariant conversion ... Similarly, a type conversion from N->W, such as in the case of calling a function returning a float in the place of one returning a double, is a contravariant conversion of the function (the ...

More definitions of "conversion":

  • (noun): The act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another.
  • (noun): Act of exchanging one type of money or security for another.
  • (noun): .
    Example: "A change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"
  • (noun): (psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis.
  • (noun): Interchange of subject and predicate of a proposition.
  • (noun): A successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown.

Famous quotes containing the word conversion:

    The conversion of a savage to Christianity is the conversion of Christianity to savagery.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)