Definition of Distortion. Meaning of Distortion. Synonyms of Distortion

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Definition of Distortion

Distortion
Distortion Dis*tor"tion, n. [L. distortio: cf. F. distortion.] 1. The act of distorting, or twisting out of natural or regular shape; a twisting or writhing motion; as, the distortions of the face or body. 2. A wresting from the true meaning. --Bp. Wren. 3. The state of being distorted, or twisted out of shape or out of true position; crookedness; perversion. 4. (Med.) An unnatural deviation of shape or position of any part of the body producing visible deformity.

Meaning of Distortion from wikipedia

- Distortion is the alteration of the original shape (or other characteristic) of something. In communications and electronics it means the alteration of...
- A cognitive distortion is an exaggerated or irrational thought pattern involved in the onset or perpetuation of psychopathological states, such as depression...
- Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing...
- In geometric optics, distortion is a deviation from rectilinear projection; a projection in which straight lines in a scene remain straight in an image...
- Social Distortion is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California. The band currently consists of Mike Ness (lead vocals, lead guitar)...
- Spirituality and Distortion is the fourth album by Gautier Serre, under his alias Igorrr, released on Metal Blade Records on 27 March 2020. All tracks...
- MXR Distortion + ("Distortion Plus") is a distortion pedal originally designed in the 1970s by MXR Innovations. As its name implies "distortion," it's...
- Amplitude distortion is distortion occurring in a system, subsystem, or device when the output amplitude is not a linear function of the input amplitude...
- Crossover distortion is a type of distortion which is caused by switching between devices driving a load. It is most commonly seen in complementary, or...
- including "barrel distortion" and "pincushion distortion" Cognitive distortion, thoughts that are exaggerated and irrational Parataxic distortion, inclination...
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