Definition of distortion
Examples of distortion in a sentence
<a distortion of the car chassis resulting from collision>
First Known Use of distortion
DISTORTION Defined for Kids
Definition of distortion for Students
: the act of twisting out of shape or making inaccurate : the state of being twisted out of shape or made inaccurate <a distortion of the facts> <a facial distortion>
Medical Definition of distortion
1: the censorship of unacceptable unconscious impulses so that they are unrecognizable to the ego in the manifest content of a dream
2: a lack of correspondence of size or intensity in an image resulting from defects in an optical system
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