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

2. Transformation; change of shape. [1913 Webster]

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  • déformation — [ defɔrmasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1374; lat. deformatio, de forma « forme » 1 ♦ Action de déformer, de se déformer. Altération de la forme. Phys. La déformation d un solide, d une roche par des contraintes mécaniques. ⇒ aplatissement, cisaillement,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Deformation — can refer to: Deformation (engineering), when an object gets changed due to force (introductory) Deformation (mechanics), where deformation is treated as the displacement of a continuum body Plastic deformation in solids, scientific treatment of… …   Wikipedia

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  • deformation — mid 15c., transformation, from O.Fr. deformation and directly from L. deformationem (nom. deformatio), noun of action from pp. stem of deformare (see DEFORM (Cf. deform)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Deformation — Deformation. См. Деформация. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • deformation — index defacement, detriment, distortion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deformation — [dē΄fôr mā′shən, def΄ərmā′shən] n. [ME deformacioun < L deformatio] 1. a deforming or being deformed 2. the result of deforming; disfigurement 3. a change in form for the worse 4. Physics a) the changing of form or shape, as by stress …   English World dictionary

  • Déformation — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Déformation », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) en géologie, déformation en science des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Deformation — A change from the normal size or shape of a structure produced by mechanical forces that distort an otherwise normal structure. Deformations occur most often late in pregnancy or during delivery. A twin pregancy can cause deformations due to… …   Medical dictionary

  • Deformation — Verformung; Verbiegung; Durchbiegung; Entstellung; Verzerrung * * * De|for|ma|ti|on 〈f. 20〉 1. Verformung, Form , Gestaltveränderung 2. Verunstaltung, Missbildung [<lat. deformatio „Entstellung“] * * * De|for|ma|ti|on, die; , en [lat.… …   Universal-Lexikon

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