Distortion


Distortion
(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Irregularity of form.
<- N
PARAG:Distortion->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ distortion
distortion
detortion
contortion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ twist
twist
crookedness
&c.(obliquity) 217
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ grimace
grimace
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ deformity
deformity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ malformation
malformation
malconformation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ harelip
harelip
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ monstrosity
monstrosity
misproportion
want of symmetry
anamorphosis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ugliness
ugliness
&c. 846
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ talipes
talipes
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ teratology
teratology
PARAG:Distortion->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ distort
distort
contort
twist
warp
wrest
writhe
make faces
deform
misshape
PARAG:Distortion->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ distorted
distorted
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ out of shape
out of shape
irregular
unsymmetric
awry
wry
askew
crooked
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ not true
not true
not straight
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on one side
on one side
crump
deformed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ harelipped
harelipped
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ misshapen
misshapen
misbegotten
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ misproportioned
misproportioned
ill proportioned
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ill-made
ill-made
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ grotesque
grotesque
crooked as a ram's horn
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ camel backed
camel backed
hump backed
hunch backed
bunch backed
crook backed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bandy
bandy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bandy legged
bandy legged
bow legged
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bow kneed
bow kneed
knock kneed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ splay footed
splay footed
club footed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ round shouldered
round shouldered
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ snub nosed
snub nosed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ curtailed of one's fair proportions
curtailed of one's fair proportions
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ stumpy
stumpy
&c.(short) 201
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gaunt
gaunt
&c.(thin) 203
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bloated
bloated
&c. 194
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scalene
scalene
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ simous
simous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ taliped
taliped
talipedic
PARAG:Distortion->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ all manner of ways
all manner of ways

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Distortion — Dis*tor tion, n. [L. distortio: cf. F. distortion.] 1. The act of distorting, or twisting out of natural or regular shape; a twisting or writhing motion; as, the distortions of the face or body. [1913 Webster] 2. A wresting from the true meaning …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distortion — (lat./engl. für ‚Störung, Verzerrung‘) steht: in der Nachrichtentechnik die ungewünschte Verfälschung eines Signals durch einen Verstärker, siehe Verzerrung (Akustik) in der Musik ein Effektgerät, siehe Verzerrer Siehe auch: Verzerrung Distorsion …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Distortion — Distortion. См. Коробление. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • distortion — I noun anamorphosis, camouflage, caricature, contortion, convolution, deception, deformation, deformity, disguise, disparity, disproportion, dissemblance, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distortio, embroidery, enlargement, exaggeration, expansion,… …   Law dictionary

  • distortion — 1580s, action of distorting, from L. distortionem (nom. distortio), noun of action from pp. stem of distorquere (see DISTORT (Cf. distort)). Figurative use (of words, etc.) from 1640s …   Etymology dictionary

  • distortion — [n] deformity; falsification baloney*, bend, bias, BS*, buckle, coloring, contortion, crock, crookedness, exaggeration, intorsion, jazz*, jive*, lie, line, malconformation, malformation, misinterpretation, misrepresentation, misshape,… …   New thesaurus

  • distortion — [di stôr′shən] n. [L distortio] 1. a distorting or being distorted 2. anything distorted distortional adj …   English World dictionary

  • Distortion — This article is about technology, especially electrical engineering. For other uses, see Distortion (disambiguation). Distort redirects here. For other uses, see Distort (disambiguation). A distortion is the alteration of the original shape (or… …   Wikipedia

  • distortion — distortional, distortionary, adj. /di stawr sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of distorting. 2. the state of being distorted or the relative degree or amount by which something is distorted or distorts. 3. anything that is distorted, as a sound,… …   Universalium

  • distortion — noun 1 change in shape/sound ADJECTIVE ▪ severe ▪ slight ▪ inevitable ▪ image VERB + DISTORTION ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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