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de•form



Pronunciation: (di-fôrm'), [key]
v.t.
1. to mar the natural form or shape of; put out of shape; disfigure: In cases where the drug was taken during pregnancy, its effects deformed the infants.
2. to make ugly, ungraceful, or displeasing; mar the beauty of; spoil: The trees had been completely deformed by the force of the wind.
3. to change the form of; transform.
4. Geol., Mech.to subject to deformation: The metal was deformed under stress.

v.i.
to undergo deformation.

de•form



Pronunciation: (di-fôrm'), [key]
adj. Archaic.
deformed; ugly.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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