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The lower, or lagging, section of the bell is known as the flexible margin, and it deforms slightly later in the swimming process than the rest of the bell.
As a golf ball rolls down a carpeted mini-golf fairway, the ball presses down and deforms the turf.
Rubber is hyper and viscoelastic, incompressible, deforms significantly under load or straining, and is often used in contact with fluids.
It is observed that the dispersed phase deforms to a larger extent at lower injection temperatures in Fig.
The abrasive action of the eraser delineates wrinkles, swells the face, closes the eyes, erases cheekbones, or teeth, elongates the nose, or deforms ears as if these were victims of a ferocious, negative makeup job.
When it moves, the crystal deforms plastically -- that is, one part of it slides over another and the crystal gradually deforms without shattering or cracking.
However, rubber deforms non-linearly and is capable in instances of sustaining reversible strains in excess of several hundred percent.
By measuring the degree of deformation in fractured molded specimen, they observed that the domain in the subskin layer deforms more at lower mold temperature, and the position of maximum deformation of the particles shifts to the surface as the mold temperature and injection speed decreases.
The rapidly changing index deforms the wavefronts of incoming starlight so that the radiation appears to twinkle and come from a fuzzy blob instead of a celestial point.
adding ribs to the support roof and wall from collapsing inward, while the former deforms to a flat;
Tapponnier and Peltzer say the plasticine experiments have bolstered the theory that continental escape dominates the way the crust deforms.
In some of these applications rubber deforms at constant strain, and modulus of the rubber is therefore important.