Meaning of DISTORTION in English


Pronunciation: di- ' sto ̇ r-sh ə n

Function: noun

Date: 1581

1 : the act of distorting

2 : the quality or state of being distorted : a product of distorting: as a : a lack of proportionality in an image resulting from defects in the optical system b : falsified reproduction of an audio or video signal caused by change in the wave form of the original signal

– dis · tor · tion · al \ -shn ə l, -sh ə -n ə l \ adjective

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