Definition of deformation:
misshaping, optical aberration, curl, straining, squinching, tortuosity, crookedness, torture, torturing, open up, work, warping, screwing, form, contortion, torsion, straighten, overrefinement, distortion, deform, reshape, shape, twist, bend, aberration, tortuousness, distorted shape.
- "The Mechanism of Life", Stéphane Leduc.
To- day, especially, when new faiths are changing the structure of the world, faiths which are still plastic enough to be deformed by every disciple, each disciple for himself, and which have not yet received the final deformation known as universal acceptance, to- day " Candide" is an inspiration to every narrative satirist who hates one of these new faiths, or hates every interpretation of it but his own.- "Candide", Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell.
- "The Teaching of Geometry", David Eugene Smith.