Definition of distortion noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dɪˈstɔːʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈstɔːrʃn//
    [uncountable, countable]
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  1. 1a change in the shape, appearance or sound of something so that it is strange or not clear modern alloys that are resistant to wear and distortion Distortion of sound is a common problem with cheap amps.
  2. 2a change in facts, ideas, etc. that makes them no longer correct or true a distortion of the facts His views are represented here without distortion or exaggeration.