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Similar words: reform · deformed · perform · re-form · before · defer · deformity · inform · deforest · freeform
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deform

1 verb change shape (of)
TRANSITIVEdíchum verbmíchumcuir as cruththe hedge had been deformed by the wind cuireadh an fál as a chruth ag an ngaoth, míchumadh an fál de bharr na gaoithe
INTRANSITIVEmíchuma a theacht artéigh as riochtthe tube started to deform thosaigh cruth an fheadáin ag athrú, thosaigh an feadán ag dul as a riocht
2 verb distort TRANSITIVEcuir as riochtit's hard to see how the system can be deformed further is deacair a fheiceáil conas a chuirfí an córas níos mó fós as a riocht
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3 verb GEOL rock mass TRANSITIVEdífhoirmighathchum verb  c m uthe rock had been deformed rinneadh dífhoirmiú ar an gcarraig, bhí athchuma tagtha ar an gcarraig

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