deform definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To spoil the all-natural as a type of; misshape: a body that were deformed by infection.
    • To ruin the sweetness or appearance of; disfigure.
    • Physics to change the form of by pressure or stress.
    • Geology To change the first state or size of a rock mass, especially by folding or faulting.
    • To spoil the type of; to mar in kind; to misshape; to disfigure.
    • To make displeasing; to rob of comeliness, elegance, or excellence; to dishonor.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to become deformed. See Synonyms at distort.
  • verb:
    • To remove the form of.
    • to get rid of the appearances of; to disfigure; because, a face deformed by bitterness.
    • To mar the smoothness of; as, a marriage deformed by jealousy.
    • to change the shape of by tension.
    • In order to become misshapen or changed fit.
    • believe a new shape or type
    • affect the model of (some thing) by anxiety
    • make formless
    • twist and hit out-of shape
    • become misshapen
    • cause (a plastic item) to assume a crooked or angular form
  • adjective:
    • Deformed, misshapen.
    • Deformed; misshapen; shapeless; horrid.
  • others:
    • to improve or alter the as a type of; convert into a unique form or shape.
    • Specifically To mar the all-natural form or form of; put out of shape; disfigure, as by malformation of a limb or other an element of the body.
    • To make unsightly, ungraceful, or displeasing; mar the beauty of; spoil: because, to deform anyone by unbecoming dress; to deform the character by vicious conduct.
    • Disfigured; becoming of an unnatural, altered, or disproportioned kind; displeasing towards the attention.
    • to create; manner; delineate; engrave.
    • In geometry, to fold without extending or ripping.

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