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