transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 (deform) [metal/object] deformar; [image/reflection] deformar, distorsionar his face was distorted by o with anger/pain tenía el rostro crispado por la ira/del dolor a distorting mirror un espejo deformanteMore example sentences1.2 [Electronics/Electrónica] [signal/sound] distorsionar
More example sentences1.3 (misrepresent) [facts/statement] tergiversar, distorsionar
- The shadows warped and distorted as a humanoid shape detached itself.
- It was gnarled like a tree branch, twisting and distorting in places.
- It twisted in sickening slow motion, distorting out of shape.
More example sentences
- Heat made the air thick - it must be distorting the sound waves, slowing them down.
- These air pockets can distort the sound waves and produce an unclear image.
- She screams at him until the volume of her voice is distorting the phone signal and he cannot comprehend a word she says.
- Many investors now distrust pension accounting because it distorts reported earnings.
- In addition, the probability of the results being distorted by confounding factors has not been adequately addressed.
- The nature of adulation does not distort his impression of reality.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [Audio] distorsionar
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