Detortion De*tor"tion, n. The act of detorting, or the state of being detorted; a twisting or warping. [1913 Webster]

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  • detortion — de·tor·tion …   English syllables

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  • Distortion — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Irregularity of form. < N PARAG:Distortion >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 distortion distortion detortion contortion Sgm: N 1 twist twist crookedness &c.(obliquity) 217 Sgm: N 1 grimace grimace Sgm: N 1 deformity …   English dictionary for students

  • detorsion — (ˈ)dē+ noun Etymology: de + torsion : the removal of torsion; specifically : correction of abnormal twist (as of the intestine) * * * detorsion var. of detortion …   Useful english dictionary

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