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Origin of distortion
OTHER WORDS FROM distortiondis·tor·tion·al, dis·tor·tion·ar·y, adjectivenon·dis·tor·tion, nouno·ver·dis·tor·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for distortion
The distortions are most common in people who are recovering from covid-19 and starting to get their smell back, according to Justin Turner, medical director of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Smell and Taste Center.
Dynamic drivers are found frequently in over-ear wireless headphones because they sound great up to a certain volume at which distortion can occur, but there is a good chance you won’t need to blast your music loud enough to get to that point.
Facebook groups for those with covid-related smell loss and distortions now have thousands of members.When coffee smells like gasoline: Covid isn’t just stealing senses — it may be warping them|Allyson Chiu|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Serotonin has a strong effect on mood, but researchers aren’t yet sure why psilocin’s attachment to its receptors can cause effects like heightened emotion, distortions in perception, and hallucinations.Oregon just voted to legalize magic mushrooms. Here’s what that actually means.|Rachel Feltman|November 5, 2020|Popular Science
The advantage of tax neutrality between people and AI is that it permits the marketplace to adjust without tax distortions.It’s time to rethink the legal treatment of robots|Emily Luong|October 22, 2020|MIT Technology Review
British Dictionary definitions for distortion
- an undesired change in the shape of an electromagnetic wave or signal
- the result of such a change in waveform, esp a loss of clarity in radio reception or sound reproduction