To find the circumference of the finger, cut a strip of paper no more than one-quarter of an inch wide (any wider may distort measurements because most rings are thin) and wrap it comfortably around the finger where the ring will rest.
Construction begins with Speedo's anti-fog lenses, which are set into a rigid frame that is actually molded around them, virtually eliminating any chance that the lenses will flex and distort a swimmer's vision.
Typically the more heavily curved glasses will distort vision with prescription lenses, but some manufacturers have the enhanced technology to create these types of glasses with minimal distortion.
The bard will exaggerate or distort his story.
He protests against its use for controversial pamphlets which distort the truth.
Without a personal knowledge of affairs a writer will inevitably distort the true relations and importance of events (xii.
Boiler plates undergo in sharing and assembling an intermediate degree of distort' and therefore they must be given an intermediate carbon-content, following the general rule that the carbon-content and hence the strength should be as great as is consistent with retaining the degree of ductility and the shock-resisting power which the object will need in actual use.
Those who kept in touch with the old literature - men such as Beldiman, Marcovici and Negrutin - were able even in their metrical translations to do justice to the originals and at the same time not to distort the character of the Rumanian language.
This prejudice, establishing itself in familiar speech, has descended from antiquity to modern times, colouring, when it does not distort, the narratives of biographers and the criticisms of commentators.
Taking Pomponius Atticus as his political model, he was persuaded that a man, a lawyer and a judge could best serve his country and benefit his countrymen by holding aloof from partisanship and its violent prejudices, which are so apt to distort and confuse the judgment.