distortion - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/dɪˈstɔː(r)ʃ(ə)n/
singulardistortion
pluraldistortions
  1. 1
    a change that makes something no longer true or accurate

    This is clearly a distortion of the facts.

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  2. 2

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    a change in the way that something looks, sounds, or behaves so that it becomes strange or difficult to recognize

    Practically all these early recordings suffer from distortion.

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