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Distortion is the alteration of the original shape of something. In communications and electronics it means the alteration of the waveform of an information-bearing signal, such as an audio signal representing sound or a video signal representing images, in an electronic device or communication channel.

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Organizations relating to Distortion

European Fascial Distortion Model Association / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2006

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World Problems relating to Distortion

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Distortionary tax systems
Distorted media presentations
Ineffective university faculty members
Distortion of international trade by restrictive customs valuation practices
Distortion of international trade by restrictive controls over foreign investment
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory formulation of health and sanitary regulations for agricultural and pharmaceutical products
Restrictive business practices
Deliberate lying by corporation officials
Distortion of international trade through obstacles to patent protection
Resource consumption exacerbated by price distortions
Corporation financial secrecy
Distortion of international trade by embargoes
Memory defects
Desynchronization of bodily rhythm by international travel
Biased recall

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