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deformverb

uk   /dɪˈfɔːm/ us   /dɪˈfɔːrm/
deformation
noun [U] uk   /ˌdiː.fɔːˈmeɪ.ʃən/ /ˌdiː.fɔːrˈmeɪ.ʃən/
The deformation of the bones was caused by poor diet.
(Definition of deform from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deformverb [I/T]

us   /dɪˈfɔrm/
to change the shape or structure, esp. by using great pressure: Heat generated by intense pressure deforms the rock.
(Definition of deform from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deform”
in Spanish deformar…
in Vietnamese làm biến dạng…
in Malaysian mencatati…
in Thai ทำให้ผิดรูปร่าง…
in French déformer…
in German verunstalten, verformen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使变形,使扭曲, 变形…
in Indonesian merusak bentuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使變形,使扭曲, 變形…
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