phonetic symbol: / dɪstɔ́rʃən / 

distortion - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the mistake of misrepresenting the facts

[ noun ]
■ the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
overrefinement , straining , torture , twisting

[ noun ]
■ a change for the worse

[ noun ]
■ an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image
aberration , optical aberration

[ noun ]
■ a change (usually undesired) in the waveform of an acoustic or analog electrical signal
■ the difference between two measurements of a signal (as between the input and output signal)
・heavy metal guitar players use vacuum tube amplifiers to produce extreme distortion

[ noun ]
■ a shape resulting from distortion
distorted shape

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