distorted, past participle; distorts, 3rd person singular present; distorting, present participle; distorted, past tense;
Pull or twist out of shape
a grimace distorted her fine mouth
Become twisted out of shape
the pipe will distort as you bend it
Give a misleading or false account or impression of
many factors can distort the results
Change the form of (an electrical signal or sound wave) during transmission, amplification, or other processing
you're distorting the sound by overdriving the amp
falsify: make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
twist: form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
contort: twist and press out of shape
tinge: affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
deform: alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
(distorted) deformed: so badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly; "deformed thalidomide babies"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "an ill-shapen vase"; "a limp caused by a malformed foot"; "misshapen old fingers"
Distort was the second release and first remix album by Darkwave duo Collide which has been out of print for some time. However recently the album has been brought back in stock with a few more tracks and has undergone some more studio remixing and remastering for the 2006 release.
A distortion is the alteration of the original shape (or other characteristic) of an object, image, sound, waveform or other form of information or representation. Distortion is usually unwanted, and often many methods are employed to minimize it in practice. ...
Distorted is a progressive death/doom metal band from Bat-Yam, Israel.
(Distorted (album)) Distorted is the first demo album by British metal band Biomechanical, released in 2001. All four songs on the demo would appear on the band's first studio album, Eight Moons.
(Distortion (electronic circuits)) Electromagnetic interference (or EMI, also called radio frequency interference or RFI) is a disturbance that affects an electrical circuit due to either electromagnetic conduction or electromagnetic radiation emitted from an external source. ...
(Distortion (episode)) Serial Experiments Lain was created as a multimedia production, including an anime, a video game, a manga, and several artbooks and soundtracks. ...
To bring something out of shape; To become misshapen; To give a false or misleading account of
(distortion) An act of distorting; A result of distorting; A misrepresentation of the truth; Noise or other artifacts caused in the electronic reproduction of sound or music; An effect used in music, most commonly on guitars in rock or metal
(Distortion) There are two types of distortion found in night vision systems. One type is caused by the design of the optics, or image intensifier tube, and is classical optical distortion. The other type is associated with manufacturing flaws in the fiber optics used in the image intensifier tube.
(distortion) Alteration of viewed images caused by variations in glass flatness or in homogeneous portions within the glass. An inherent characteristic of heat-treated glass.
(distortion) When prices and production are higher or lower than levels that would usually exist in a competitive market.
(Distortion) The deviation of the received signal waveform from that of the original transmitted waveform.
(Distortion) Change in shape from that which is intended. Symptomatic of laminating difficulties, curing problems, tooling problems or resin shrinkage.
(Distortion) The defect in a lens which causes a straight line to appear curved.
(Distortion) Anything that alters the musical signal. There are many forms of distortion, some of which are more audible than others. Distortion specs are often given for electronic equipment which are quite meaningless. ...
(Distortion) A modification of the original signal appearing in the output of audio equipment which had not been present in the input. (Audio)
(Distortion) Undesirable alteration in a signal.
(DISTORTION) Misrepresentation of proportions of objects or of their arrangement in a scene. The two main types of lens distortion are: (1) Barrel distortion, in which the straight lines near the edges of the viewframe appear bowed outward from the center, like a barrel-shape; and (2) Pincushion ...
(distortion) Any deviation from an original size, shape or contour that occurs because of the application of stress or the release of residual stress.