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  Definition of Distortion
  1. the mistake of misrepresenting the facts
  2. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  3. a change for the worse
  4. an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image
  5. a change (usually undesired) in the waveform of an acoustic or analog electrical signal; the difference between two measurements of a signal (as between the input and output signal); "heavy metal guitar players use vacuum tube amplifiers to produce extrem
  6. a shape resulting from distortion
Similar Words: overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting, deformation, aberration, optical aberration, distorted shape

 

Hyponyms: warp, warping, chromatic aberration, spherical aberration, nonlinear distortion, amplitude distortion, tortuosity, tortuousness, torsion, contortion, crookedness, buckle, knot, gnarl

 

Derivational Morphology: falsify, distort, garble, warp, twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate, overrefine, over-refine, deform, aberrate, twine, contort, wring

 

 
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