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distort

1. verb misrepresent (truth, meaning, message)2. verb interfere with (market, competition)3. verb skew (statistics, data)4. verb twist out of shape5. verb alter (sound, signal, wave) 1 verb misrepresent (truth, meaning, message) TRANSITIVEcuir as a riochtmíléamh a dhéanamh arto distort the truth an fhírinne a chur as a riocht, an fhírinne a shaobhadh, casadh a chur san fhírinne 2 verb interfere with (market, competition) TRANSITIVEsaobh verb  c m uto distort competition iomaíocht a shaobhadh
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3 verb skew (statistics, data) TRANSITIVEcuir as a riochtcor a chur ithat'd distort the results chuirfeadh sé sin na torthaí as a riocht 4 verb twist out of shape
INTRANSITIVEcam verb  c m utéigh as do riochtéirigh cam PhrVdíchum verb  c m uthe copper pipe could distort d'fhéadfadh an píopa copair camadh, d'fhéadfadh an píopa copair lúbadhthis bed won't distort ní chaillfidh an leaba seo a cuma, ní thiocfaidh aon ghleann sa leaba seo
TRANSITIVEdíchum verb  c m ucam verb  c m ucuir as a riochtit'll distort components díchumfaidh sé comhpháirteanna
5 verb alter (sound, signal, wave) TRANSITIVEdíchum verb  c m uit's distorted the sound tá an fhuaim curtha as a riocht aige