Harmonic distortion

The production of harmonics at the output of a circuit when period wave is applied to its input. The level of the distortion is usually expressed as a percentage of the level of the input.

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  • Distortion — This article is about technology, especially electrical engineering. For other uses, see Distortion (disambiguation). Distort redirects here. For other uses, see Distort (disambiguation). A distortion is the alteration of the original shape (or… …   Wikipedia

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