Definitions for deform

Definitions for (verb) deform

Main entry: deform, change form, change shape

Definition: assume a different shape or form

Main entry: strain, distort, deform

Definition: alter the shape of (something) by stress

Usage: His body was deformed by leprosy

Main entry: deform

Definition: become misshapen

Usage: The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake

Main entry: turn, twist, bend, flex, deform

Definition: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

Usage: bend the rod; twist the dough into a braid; the strong man could turn an iron bar

Main entry: contort, distort, deform, wring

Definition: twist and press out of shape

Main entry: deform

Definition: make formless

Usage: the heat deformed the plastic sculpture

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