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Attack time: In telecommunication, attack time is the time between the instant that a signal at the input of a device or circuit exceeds the activation threshold of the device or circuit and the instant that the device or circuit reacts in a specified manner, or to a specified degree, to the input. Attack time occurs in devices such as clippers, peak limiters, compressors, and voxes.
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by Martin H. Weik
attack time. 1. In an echo-suppressor, the time interval between the instant that the signal level at the receiver exceeds the suppression-activate point and the instant when the suppression loss is introduced. 2. The time interval between the instant that a signal at the input of a circuit exceeds the activate point of the circuit and the instant at which the action starts. attack-time delay. See receiver attack-time delay; transmitter attack-time delay. attempt. See access attempt ...
by Martin Uren
attack time collating, discussing and re-distributing information on all aspects of performance and presentation. (Website: www.abtt.org.uk). Association of Cinema and Video Laboratories Inc. (ACVL): US association founded in 1953 and concerned with improvements in technical practices and procedures and all other areas of interest to the laboratory industry. (Website: www.acvl.org). Association of Imaging Technology and Sound (ITS): The largest US trade association serving the ...
Encyclopedia of Time (2013)
by Samuel L. Macey
So-called multiserialism also led to the serializing of other musical parameters like dynamics, timbre, and envelope attack time, and to series of lengths other than 12. Each such formulation involves a mathematical group, and many mathematical properties of such groups have ready musical interpretations. For example, Jeff Pressing found that the common scale structures in Western tonal music are isomorphic to common West African time-lines in 12/8 meter. Traditional music in all ...
by Katherine Dunster
attack time The elapsed time from the end of report time to the first organized attack, including getaway time and travel time. It is also termed response time. See also Speed of Attack. attack unit A single vehicle or aircraft and its associated personnel and material provided for the purpose of responding to and abating a fire or other emergency.
The Audio Dictionary (2011)
Third Edition, Revised and Expanded by Glenn D. White, Gary J. Louie
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by J.K. Petersen
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