deformation

Definitions

Aviation

  • noun a change of the correct shape caused by stress

Cars & Driving

  • noun the alteration of shape or dimensions of a body caused by stresses, expansion or contraction due to temperature or moisture change, or chemical or metallurgical changes

Construction

Electronics

  • The alteration of shape, or the shape resulting from such an alteration. For example, the mechanical deformation of a piezoelectric crystal producing a voltage.

Medical

  • noun the process of becoming deformed, or the state of being deformed
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