change of shape

Definitions of change of shape
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n an action that changes the shape of something

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contortion, deformation
the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
convolution
the action of coiling or twisting or winding together
angulation
the act of making angulate (having corners)
bending
the act of bending something
elongation
the act of lengthening something
enfolding, involution
the action of enfolding something
corrugation
the act of shaping into parallel ridges and grooves
fold, folding
the act of folding
indentation
the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions
jut, jutting, projection, protrusion
the act of projecting out from something
broadening, widening
the act of making something wider
narrowing
the act of making something narrower
flexion, flexure
act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
crouch
the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
hunch
the act of bending yourself into a humped position
incurvation
the action of creating a curved shape
pleating, plication
the act of folding in parallel folds
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change
the action of changing something

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