shearing deformation

noun

Definition of shearing deformation

: detrusion or deformation by which a small rectangle is changed into a parallelogram and in which deformation is measured as the total angular change in radians at each corner

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“Shearing deformation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shearing%20deformation. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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