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Acoustic Spectrum

Definition of the noun acoustic spectrum

What does acoustic spectrum mean as a name of something?


  1. the distribution of energy as a function of frequency for a particular sound source
    • lexical domain: Natural Phenomena - nouns denoting natural phenomena
    • synonym of acoustic spectrum: sound spectrum
    • more generic word: spectrum = an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
    • more specific term: speech spectrum = the average sound spectrum for the human voice

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Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

The acoustic spectrum of a sound is the average distribution of sound pressure across frequency and is usually represented on double logarithmic axes because of the large dynamic range of the auditory system and the logarithmic ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

acoustic spectrum The range of sound frequencies audible to the human ear, from approximately 20 to 20,000 Hertz (cycles per second). Also known as ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

acoustic spectrum see audio spectrum. acoustic treatment, acoustics ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Perception (2010)

by E. Bruce Goldstein

that converts the incoming acoustic signal to an electrical signal that is a duplication of the acoustic spectrum of the incoming signal. This conversion is followed by an amplifier that ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

acoustic spectrum. A synonym for AUDITORY SPECTRUM. acoustic trauma. Hearing loss caused by being subjected to intense noise. acoustic tunnel effect. A synonym for HETEROPHONIC CONTINUITY.

Google previewThe Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia (2009)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

The vocal-tract shapes, the idealised tube shapes and the resulting acoustic spectrum of these three vowels ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

acoustic spectrum see audio spectrum. acoustic treatment, acoustics; physical or spatial measures, materials or components added to affect the acoustic perception and performance in a space with respect to sound ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acoustic spectrum Acoustics.

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