frequency distortion

frequency distortion

[¦frē·kwən·sē di′stȯr·shən]
(electronics)
Distortion in which the relative magnitudes of the different frequency components of a wave are changed during transmission or amplification. Also known as amplitude distortion; amplitude-frequency distortion; waveform-amplitude distortion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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