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to alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of

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In this paper, a new method combining slab method and simulation method to resolve high-speed cold roll-beating deforming force is presented.
One way to tackle such diseases would be to stop the proteins deforming.
Ortec's Composite Cultured Skin(TM) is currently in various stages of both clinical and laboratory evaluation for treatment of severe burns, as well as research for treatment of skin ulcers, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, and Epidermolysis Bullosa (a deforming congenital skin disorder).
Their tests involved tapping the fingertip on a surface, and deforming it with a probe.
At the same time, an undercut or textured exterior surface can make the parts difficult to remove from the cavity without deforming or marring the show surface of the part.
Figure 8 shows a mesh along with contact bodies - deforming washer and rigid plunger and base.
All those exposed to the brightest light (10,000 lux) for 12 hours daily developed grossly deforming lesions within 8 months.
Ortec's Composite Cultural Skin(TM) is currently in various stages of both clinical and laboratory evaluation for treatment of severe burns, as well as research for treatment of skin ulcers, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, and Epidermolysis Bullosa (a deforming congenital skin disorder).
Also, chains are freely-jointed, have no internal energy change on deforming and there are no interchain interactions - other than the crosslinks.
At the same time in the strange, rubbery world of topology, it's possible to imagine creating a helicoid by carefully deforming and stretching out the surface of a sphere punctured by a hole.
Instead of deforming permanently, the compressed material somehow retains a "memory" of its original crystal structure.
These tests involve deforming the sample to a predetermined strain, then measuring the stress required to maintain that strain over time.
This involves measuring ,the atmospheric distortion of light coming from a bright, easy-to-measure reference star near the celestial object of interest, then electrically deforming a flexible telescope mirror to optically compensate for the distortion.
Sacks told SCIENCE NEWS that by the time a deforming ripple, or strain pulse, generated beneath dry land reaches a submerged subduction zone, the pulse has flattened into a horizontal motion that tends to pull the edge of the continental plate slightly away from the oceanic plate.
The characteristic dimension is the distance away from an explosion at which seismic waves can propagate through rocks without permanently deforming them.