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[ US /ˌdifɔɹˈmeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /dɪfɔːmˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. a change for the worse
  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)
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How To Use deformation In A Sentence

  • A energy absorbing structure is disclosed for the purpose of protecting human occupants of a vehicle from the damaging effects of sudden accelerative or decelerative forces by means of plastic deformation of the structure.
  • The rocks are asymmetrically folded and overthrust to the west, with chaotic units and abundant evidence for coeval soft-sediment deformation.
  • The Catalinas, in all of their grandeur, are going through that process of deformation right now.
  • Based on deformation features and productive experiences of angle steel a optimum design method is proposed.
  • The possibility that this scrappy specimen has also undergone very significant deformation should be considered.
  • Steep and antithetic platy structure of rock mass and geomorphology of the longitudinal valley in the dam site area cause wide-range toppling deformation on the cross-strait slope.
  • There are various types of primary sedimentary structures and secondary deformational structures in Dakeng Formation.
  • While each of these has a field of application the overwhelming bulk of metal is shaped from the simple cast ingot by a series of deformation processes.
  • Large cobble - sized clasts of sandstone, up to 250 mm diameter, in the conglomerates contain fractures with void infilling by matrix, indicating cataclastic deformation before lithification.
  • In the paper the forming mechanism of the reflective cracks is analyzed from the angle of deformation compatibility relation , and the prevention way of reflective cracks discussed.
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