distortion


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Synonyms for distortion

Synonyms for distortion

a change for the worse

an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image

a change (usually undesired) in the waveform of an acoustic or analog electrical signal

the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

the mistake of misrepresenting the facts

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Partial dissociation of spontaneous otoacoustic emissions and distortion products during aspirin use in humans.
Memory is by and large pretty accurate, but distortions can arise due to its constructive nature.
Theia leveraged their patented Linear Optical Technology[TM] platform with all-optical barrel distortion correction to provide a nominal 110 degree horizontal field of view (HFOV) with a 1/3" sensor and up to 120 degrees HFOV with a 1/2.
By changing the sand or weight of cores, metalcasters may reduce distortion defects.
Distortion product emissions in normal-hearing and low-frequency hearing loss carriers of genes for Waardenburg's syndrome.
5 million distant galaxies and used the observed distortion to infer the pattern of dark matter around foreground galaxies.
As the preamble to the proposed regulations recognizes, an election under the existing regulations would have frequently resulted in significant distortions in the timing of income or loss and in the foreign tax credit limitation categories into which DASTM pin or loss may fall.
com/research/1443d246/minimization_of_we) has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Minimization of Welding Distortion and Buckling" to their offering.
In another presentation "Effects of Aluminum Fill Temperatures on the Distortion of Chemically Bonded Sand Systems" (03-154), S.
The harmonic distortion for a synthesized 5 kHz sine wave was more than 100 dB below the fundamental.
The behavior of the acoustic distortion product, 2f1-f2, from the human ear and its relation to auditory sensitivity.
Joe Sparks, president of Pop Rocket and designer of "Total Distortion," said, "When we first started working on 'Total Distortion,' the CD-ROM market was small and struggling and it was possible to launch a product in this niche market on a shoestring budget.
Baymod A, ABS powder modifiers, including products for both rigid indoor and exterior weatherable applications, provide improved impact resistance and heat distortion temperatures for PVC alloys used for injection molding and extrusion.
3) When a taxpayer initiates a change from one method of accounting to another after using the first method in tax years inaccessible to the IRS because the statute of limitations has expired, the government's revenue can be threatened by double deductions, excluded income, or distortion of income.
Filled RIM fascia typically contain 15% of 1/16 inch milled glass fiber to lower heat sag, coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE), and moisture distortion.
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