Translation of distortion in Spanish:

distortion

Pronunciation: /dɪˈstɔːrʃən; dɪˈstɔːʃən/

n

  • 1.1 u (of metal, object) deformación (f); (of features) distorsión (f)
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    • Circuit bandwidth reduction, attenuation distortion, non-linear distortion and noise also can lower the values.
    • A fast pixel response helps eliminate ‘ghosting’ and distortion often seen on LCD monitors with slower response times.
    • There is no curvature, thus distortion is eliminated.
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    • From the mid-1880s he began to use violent colour and linear distortions to express the most elemental emotions of fear, love, and hatred.
    • Henderson was a master of playful and sinister distortions, cleverly achieved in the darkroom.
    • Equally, Shakespeare's distortions of history, to which Miles occasionally refers, are, in and of themselves, important.
    1.2 u [Opt] deformación (f), distorsión (f)
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    • The head-end BDA is a high gain amplifier with very low distortion characteristics.
    • Even in clear skies, however, atmospheric distortion is a challenge.
    • For example, distortion of sound is related to the length of the sound.
    1.3 u [Electron] distorsión (f) 1.4 u c (of facts, news) tergiversación (f), distorsión (f) a gross distortion of the truth una total distorsión de la verdad
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    • I have to give a speech next week on media deceit and distortion, and when I saw this very same paper I thought, great!
    • Falsehood and distortion are their stock and trade.
    • It is hard to imagine carelessness, incompetence, prejudice, distortion, falsehood and unfairness being put to better use.

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