"deforming" in the verb sense
"the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"
2. contort, deform, distort, wring
twist and press out of shape
3. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn
cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
"bend the rod"
"twist the dough into a braid"
"the strong man could turn an iron bar"
"The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake"
5. deform, distort, strain
alter the shape of (something) by stress
"His body was deformed by leprosy"
6. change shape, change form, deform
assume a different shape or form
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