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Meaning of DEFORMATION

Pronunciation:  `deefor'meyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
  2. [n]  alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it
  3. [n]  a change for the worse
 

DEFORMATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: contortion, distortion
 
 See Also: alteration, change, change of shape, damage, harm, impairment, modification, shear, strain, warp, warping

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Def`or*ma"tion\, n. [L. deformatio: cf. F.
d['e]formation.]
1. The act of deforming, or state of anything deformed. --Bp.
   Hall.

2. Transformation; change of shape.

 

 

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