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English Dictionary: Deformation by the DICT Development Group
2 results for Deformation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a change for the worse
    Synonym(s): distortion, deformation
  2. alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
  3. the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
    Synonym(s): contortion, deformation
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Deformation \Def`or*ma"tion\, n. [L. deformatio: cf. F.
      1. The act of deforming, or state of anything deformed. --Bp.
      2. Transformation; change of shape.
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