deformation: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dē"fôr-mā'shun, def"ur-), [key]
- the act of deforming; distortion; disfigurement.
- the result of deforming; change of form, esp. for the worse.
- an altered form.
- a change in the shape or dimensions of a body, resulting from stress; strain.
- deformation (Thesaurus)