HyperDic: deformation

English > 3 senses of the word deformation:
NOUNeventdeformation, distortiona change for the worse
eventdeformationalteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
actdeformation, contortionthe act of twisting or deforming the shape / shape of something (e.g., yourself)
deformation > pronunciation
Soundsdiy.faormey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > deformation: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA change for the worse.
Synonymdistortion
Narrowerwarp, warpingA moral or mental distortion
Broaderdamage, harm, impairmentThe occurrence of a change for the worse
Spanishdeformación, distorsión
Catalandeformació, distorsió
Verbsdeformbecome misshapen
English > deformation: 3 senses > noun 2, event
Meaningalteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it.
Narrowershear(physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
strain(physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Spanishdeformación
Catalandeformació
Adjectivesdeformationalrelating to or causing change in either shape or size of a material body or geometric figure
Verbsdeformbecome misshapen
deformalter the shape of (something) by stress
deformassume a different shape or form
deformmake formless
deformcause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
deformtwist and press out of shape
English > deformation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of twisting or deforming the shape / shape of something (e.g., yourself).
Synonymcontortion
Broaderchange of shapeAn action / action that changes the shape / shape of something
Spanishcontorsión, deformación
Catalancontorsió, deformació
Adjectivesdeformationalrelating to or causing change in either shape or size of a material body or geometric figure
Verbsdeformcause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
deformtwist and press out of shape

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