Glossary Definition for Distortion

Glossary Term: Distortion 


In systems that handle electrical signals, distortion is a generally unwanted change in the signal.

Not all signal alterations are considered distortion. For instance, a uniform delay or a linear attenuation or amplification would generally not be considered distortion.

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