Definition of distortional in English:

distortional

adjective

See distortion

  • ‘These locations correspond to the damage zones where our numerical models predict elevated distortional strain energy densities.’
  • ‘Du & Aydin used distortional strain energy density to create the first models of deformation band propagation in mode II.’
  • ‘Love investigated the possibility of the propagation of a purely distortional surface wave..’
  • ‘At the three modelled upper tip depths, the magnitude of predicted distortional strain energy density remains greater than the critical value.’
  • ‘Deformation band propagation, where shear occurs along the band, is predicted by distortional strain energy density.’

Pronunciation

distortional

/dɪˈstɔːʃ(ə)n(ə)l/