Definition Of distort


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

give a misleading or false account or impression of.

many factors can distort the results

pull or twist out of shape.

a grimace distorted her fine mouth

Example Of distort

  • A few seconds into the flight, the fins appear to warp and distort .

  • Anamorphic images are distorted so that they appear correctly from one viewpoint only.

  • By taking this stand they are choosing to deliberately distort my views.

  • Don't grip the huss too hard as this makes them twist and distort even more.

  • Heat made the air thick - it must be distorting the sound waves, slowing them down.

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