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Difform \Dif"form`\, a. [Cf. F. difforme, fr. L. dif- = dis- + forma form. Cf. Deform.] Irregular in form; -- opposed to uniform; anomalous; hence, unlike; dissimilar; as, to difform corolla, the parts of which do not correspond in size or proportion; difform leaves.

The unequal refractions of difform rays.
--Sir I. Newton.


a. irregular in form; not uniform; anomalous or dissimilar

Usage examples of "difform".

The almost automatic processes of Libby's brain started running off the unbelievably huge and complex problem in accelerations, intervals, difform motion.