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1. distortion (om begivenhed) a change for the worse


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)deformation


Mindre specifikke termerdamage, harm, impairment


Mere specifikke termerwarp, warping

2. distortion (om form) a shape resulting from distortion


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)distorted shape


Mindre specifikke termerform, shape


Mere specifikke termerbuckle, contortion, crookedness, gnarl, knot, torsion, tortuosity, tortuousness, warp

3. distortion (om fænomen) an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aberration, optical aberration


Mindre specifikke termeroptical phenomenon


Mere specifikke termerchromatic aberration, spherical aberration

4. distortion (om fænomen) 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)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHeavy metal guitar players use vacuum tube amplifiers to produce extreme distortion.


Mindre specifikke termeracoustic phenomenon, electrical phenomenon


Mere specifikke termeramplitude distortion, nonlinear distortion

5. distortion (om handling) the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting


Mindre specifikke termerfalsification, misrepresentation

6. distortion (om handling) the mistake of misrepresenting the facts


Mindre specifikke termererror, fault, mistake









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