Meaning of DISTORTION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪstɔ:(r)ʃ(ə)n ]

( distortions)


Distortion is the changing of something into something that is not true or not acceptable.

I think it would be a gross distortion of reality to say that they were motivated by self-interest...

N-VAR : usu with supp [ disapproval ]


Distortion is the changing of the appearance or sound of something in a way that makes it seem strange or unclear.

Audio signals can be transmitted along cables without distortion.


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