Meaning of DISTORTION in English

n. 1 the act or an instance of distorting; the process of being distorted. 2 Electronics a change in the form of a signal during transmission etc. usu. with some impairment of quality. distortional adj. distortionless adj.

[ L distortio (as DISTORT) ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.