Definition of Distortion


  • the mistake of misrepresenting the facts
  • the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  • 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 extreme distortion"
  • an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image
    - optical aberration
  • a shape resulting from distortion
    - distorted shape
  • a change for the worse
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Unscramble distortion

317 unscramble word found using the letters distortion.

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