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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·tor·tion /dɪˈstɔrʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 dis·tor·tion /dɪsˈtɔrʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 失真; 畸變

From: Network Terminology

 失真 畸變

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·tor·tion n.
 1. The act of distorting, or twisting out of natural or regular shape; a twisting or writhing motion; as, the distortions of the face or body.
 2. A wresting from the true meaning.
 3. The state of being distorted, or twisted out of shape or out of true position; crookedness; perversion.
 4. Med. An unnatural deviation of shape or position of any part of the body producing visible deformity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a change for the worse [syn: deformation]
      2: a shape resulting from distortion [syn: distorted shape]
      3: an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens
         or mirror to produce a good image [syn: aberration, optical
      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 [syn: overrefinement,
          straining, torture, twisting]
      6: the mistake of misrepresenting the facts