change of shape

Definitions of change of shape
  1. noun
    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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