Meaning of DISTORTION in English

DISTORTION

noun

1 change in shape/sound

ADJECTIVE

▪ severe

▪ slight

▪ inevitable

▪ image

VERB + DISTORTION

▪ cause , create , lead to

The wrong chemical balance can cause severe ~ of the photographic image.

▪ avoid

▪ minimize

▪ correct

2 changing sth so that it is shown falsely

ADJECTIVE

▪ gross , serious

His report was attacked as a gross ~ of the truth.

▪ deliberate

VERB + DISTORTION

▪ correct

Every mistake or ~ that they print must be corrected.

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