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Term: Distortion

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Term: Distortion

The alteration of the original shape (or other characteristic) of an object, image, sound, waveform or other form of information or representation, usually unwanted.
See also:
Aliasing; Artifact (defect); Clipping; Defect; Distortion, geometric; Distortion, radiometric; Moiré pattern; Noise; Pixellation; Total harmonic distortion