distort

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • verb to go or put something out of shape

Agriculture

  • verb to change the shape of something, so that it does not look normal, as when brassica roots are distorted by club root disease

Aviation

Computing

  • verb to introduce unwanted differences between a signal input and output from a device

Media Studies

  • verb to process something such as a radio or television signal inaccurately to the extent that it becomes unclear or unrecognisable, e.g. in amplification

Medical

  • verb to twist something into an unusual shape
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