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Distortion in an object or sheet composed of any of several types of materials, such as Wood, Paper, Clay, Glass, or Plastic. Warping, or twisting, is typically caused by inhomogeneous internal compositions or uneven equilibration.

Synonyms and Related Terms


Resources and Citations

  • Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988
  • Robert Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, 1992
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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