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English noun: deformation

1. deformation (event) a change for the worse


Synonymsdistortion


Broader (hypernym)damage, harm, impairment


Narrower (hyponym)warp, warping

2. deformation (event) alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it


Broader (hypernym)alteration, change, modification


Narrower (hyponym)shear, strain

3. deformation (act) the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)


Synonymscontortion


Broader (hypernym)change of shape









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