Transformers (In Other Words)

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Can you name some of the Transformers based on the literal meaning of their names.

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FactionName of CharacterLiterary meaning of name (# of words)
AutobotsAn optical phenomenon, especially in the desert or at sea (1)
DecepticonsExtreme mental agitation; wild excitement or derangement (1)
DecepticonsA circular saw named for the sound it makes when running at full speed (1)
AutobotsPerson who makes a sudden dash during daytime in public while naked (2)
DecepticonsTo bend or twist out of shape the region of the clouds (2)
AutobotsTo strike with a sweeping stroke or blow along the side (1)
AutobotsA mechanical device that allows movement in only one direction (1)
DecepticonsGreek: prefix meaning large, suffix meaning a complex scientific instrument (2)
AutobotsSkin consisting of a ductile, magnetic metallic element (2)
DecepticonsTo work havoc or do ruinous damage (1)
DecepticonsThe surging or progressing movement of a sudden and violent blow or impact (2)
DecepticonsTo utter a loud, sharp, piercing sound at a large, self-luminous heavenly body (2)
DecepticonsTo make a deep, heavy, somewhat muffled, continuous sound (1)
AutobotsA quick flash of a hue the color of a clear sky (2)
AutobotsOne who leaps from a high steep face of a rock (2)
DecepticonsThe surging or progressing movement of a noise, vocal utterance or tone (2)
AutobotsMechanical devices which alter the torque and speed of vehicles (1)
AutobotsOne who uses a stream of air to supply electrical energy (2)
AutobotsA person or thing that breaks a path or track made across a wild region (2)
AutobotsStrong, well-developed muscular strength (1)
AutobotsOne who inhales glue vapors or other toxic fumes for a high (1)
AutobotsAn ideal situation, greatest relevance or significance (2)
AutobotsMusical genre originating in New Orleans (1)
AutobotsTo rove or go about stealthily (1)
DecepticonsBill of a bird containing a device that produces a straight and powerful high energy beam of light (2)
AutobotsAny of several large species of hairy bees (1)
DecepticonsOne who emits a sudden, sharp noise like that produced by lightning discharge (2)
AutobotsOne of any of several breeds of dogs trained to pursue game (1)
DecepticonsA body, surface, or device that repels light, heat or sound (1)

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