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distortion 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/disˈtôrSHən/,
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distortions, plural;
  1. The action of distorting or the state of being distorted
    • - the virus causes distortion of the leaves
    • - deliberate distortions of pitch and timbre
  2. A distorted form or part
    • - a distortion in the eye's shape or structure
  3. The action of giving a misleading account or impression
    • - we're tired of the media's continuing distortion of our issues
  4. Change in the form of an electrical signal or sound wave during processing


  1. a change for the worse
  2. distorted shape: a shape resulting from distortion
  3. aberration: an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image
  4. 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"
  5. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  6. the mistake of misrepresenting the facts
  7. 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. ...
  8. A distortion is a condition that creates economic inefficiency, thus interfering with economic agents maximizing "social welfare" when they maximize their own welfare.
  9. 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. ...
  10. Serial Experiments Lain was created as a multimedia production, including an anime, a video game, a manga, and several artbooks and soundtracks. ...
  11. Distortion is the third album from San Francisco, California thrash metal band, Forbidden.
  12. In mathematics, the distortion is a measure of the amount by which a function from the Euclidean plane to itself distorts circles to ellipses. ...
  13. 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
  14. (distort) To bring something out of shape; To become misshapen; To give a false or misleading account of
  15. (distortions) In our separated state we have made a whole world that is distorted because our minds perceive and think in strange distorted ways. ...
  16. (distort) To change the shape of a clip by moving a corner point independently of the other corner points. Also, to squeeze a clip horizontally or vertically to change the ratio of its width to its height (the aspect ratio).
  17. (DISTORT) To tell in a way that is misleading.
  18. (distort) (v) tеrs körgüztürgе
  19. (distort) alter the quality of sound, often by mechanical or electronic means, e.g. distortion pedal for a guitar.
  20. Alteration of viewed images caused by variations in glass flatness or in homogeneous portions within the glass. An inherent characteristic of heat-treated glass.
  21. The deviation of the received signal waveform from that of the original transmitted waveform.
  22. Any undesired change in an audio signal between input and the output.
  23. Condition of being twisted or bent out of shape. In art, distortion is often used as an expressive technique.
  24. The unwanted change in a signal's waveform occurring between two points in a transmission system.
  25. nonlinearities in a unit that cause harmonics and beat products to be generated.