Translation of distortion in Spanish:


deformación, n.

Pronunciation /dəˈstɔrʃ(ə)n/ /dɪˈstɔːʃ(ə)n/

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  • 1

    (of metal, object) deformación feminine
    (of features) distorsión feminine
    (of image, reflection) deformación feminine
    (of image, reflection) distorsión feminine
    • 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.
    • It creates needless distortions in the market.
    • The Cambridge researchers found that 70% of melanoma cases were due to distortions in the B-RAF gene.
    • Such distortions turn dangerous zealots into icons.
    • This has, I have noted, involved some rather ludicrous distortions of evidence as well as grand extrapolations from limited bases of data.
    • And, despite your distortions of the truth, once again, Boingboing has never claimed they are a source for hard news on their blog.
    • Dr Thomas said her frailty and distortion in her back contributed to pneumonia, causing her death.
    • 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.
    • The head-end BDA is a high gain amplifier with very low distortion characteristics.
    • This gives rise to inter-modulation distortion and clipping noises.
    • This helps avoid damage, data loss or distortion.
    • The optical quality of the medium makes this fidelity possible by minimizing distortion.
    • Other impairments include single frequency intermodulation distortion, impulse noise, co-channel interference and ghosting.
    • Thickness is not an entirely free parameter, though; overly thin components suffer from poor flatness or transmitted wavefront distortion.
    • This can cause audible distortion in the sound.
    • But some tweeter domes made of traditional materials such as aluminium are susceptible to distortion at high frequencies.
    • The standoff can provide a vent to prevent pressure in the gap from causing distortion or damage.
    • Another important consideration is minimizing distortion.
    • Recently, researchers have proposed a set of approaches that use different techniques to correct perspective distortion.
    • Birch intentionally warps perspective and depth in a way that brings to mind jazz music and its deliberate distortion of pitch and timbre.
    • This added physical distortion of the lens, however, adds aberration.
    • Though the picture may show distortion, the video quality is generally good; the sound is even better.
    • Acceptable levels of distortion are dependent upon the solver being used.
    • The real challenge, then, is to be able to correct for distortion between the template and wafer.
    • Drop distortion should not occur in the Space Station's low gravity environment, and the drops can be held on strings.
  • 2

    distorsión feminine
    • 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.
    • A deep trench which creates a moat around each transistor to isolate it from its neighbours lowers distortion.
    • He discovered that a sound stimulus entering the inner ear causes a wave-like distortion to propagate along the basilar membrane.
    • In this paper Heaviside gave, for the first time, the conditions necessary to transmit a signal without distortion.
    • Thickness is not an entirely free parameter, though; overly thin components suffer from poor flatness or transmitted wavefront distortion.
    • These results show that the mechanical properties of hair bundles at high sound levels do not generate significant harmonic distortion.
    • This can cause audible distortion in the sound.
    • The technique means that less power is needed for higher bandwidths and helps out distortion.
    • Seagate's ST1 Series differs from other hard drives because it is designed to compensate for the vibrations and harmonic distortion caused by such high-motion activities.
    • These distortion products become increasingly important as the two frequencies approach one another.
    • Personalised binaural audio is different from stereo, however, because it includes the subtle distortions to the sound caused by the effect of the head and ear shapes of the listener.
  • 3

    (of facts, news)
    tergiversación feminine
    distorsión feminine
    a gross distortion of the truth una total distorsión de la verdad
    • 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.
    • How can anyone accept blatant half-truths, lies and distortion of history?
    • Their policies have to deal with the real world of interest groups, elections and media distortion.
    • And it will sweep away, once and for all, the web of distortion and deceit that poisons this debate.
    • I don't need to lead you through the thickets of distortion, deceit, and self-puffery here.
    • Their contribution is smear, distortion, abusive emotionalism and condemnation without engagement.
    • Do you gentlemen find that an amazing kind of distortion and deceptive piece of reasoning?
    • But the media echo chamber guarantees further distortion.
    • In Australia, cinema-goers get to watch a McDonald's ad arguing that the film they are about to see is full of misleading distortions.
    • Relevance was clearly a larger issue than political distortion.
    • It is an epic of distortion and evasion and contradiction and misleading rhetorical ploys.
    • The demographic distortions of gender bias are thought to have been greater in China because of the country's one-child policy.
    • These involve both factual distortions and misrepresentations of the Geneva Convention on POWs.
    • If we cannot establish first that there are distortions and perversions, then this fundamental project is a non-starter.
    • There are also biases and distortions in the written word.
    • Under the microscope it turns out to be a collection of prejudices masquerading as arguments and distortions dressed up to look like facts.
    • In writing about the history of American foreign policy, one must try to avoid perpetuating distortions and perversions of language.
    • These policies are then justified by unprecedented distortions and misrepresentations.