Meaning of DEFORMATION in English

DEFORMATION

n. 1 disfigurement. 2 Physics a (often foll. by of) change in shape. b a quantity representing the amount of this change. 3 a perverted form of a word (e.g. dang for damn). deformational adj.

[ ME f. OF deformation or L deformatio (as DEFORM) ]

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