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.
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2. A wresting from the true meaning. Bp. Wren.
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3. The state of being distorted, or twisted out of shape or out of true position; crookedness; perversion.
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4. (Med.) An unnatural deviation of shape or position of any part of the body producing visible deformity.
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