deformation

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noun de·for·ma·tion \ˌdē-ˌfȯr-ˈmā-shən, ˌde-fər-\

Definition of deformation

  1. 1 :  alteration of form or shape; also :  the product of such alteration

  2. 2 :  the action of deforming :  the state of being deformed

  3. 3 :  change for the worse

deformational

play \-shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of deformation in a sentence

  1. <the catastrophic deformation of the steel girders under the enormous weight of the bridge>

15th Century

First Known Use of deformation

15th century



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