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deformation

noun

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the twisting of something out of its natural or normal shape or condition
  • the catastrophic deformation of the steel girders under the enormous weight of the bridge

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The first known use of deformation was in the 15th century

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“Deformation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deformation. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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