Meaning of DISTORTION in English

[dis.tor.tion] n (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 adj

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