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|Noun||1.||acoustic phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the production or transmission of sound|
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
distortion - a change (usually undesired) in the waveform of an acoustic or analog electrical signal; the difference between two measurements of a signal (as between the input and output signal); "heavy metal guitar players use vacuum tube amplifiers to produce extreme distortion"