- a brand of system for reducing high-frequency noise in audiotape using various electronic devices during recording and playback.
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- trademark any of various specialized electronic circuits, esp those used for noise reduction in tape recorders by functioning as companders on high-frequency signals
named after R. Dolby (born 1933), its US inventor
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Word Origin and History for dolby
sound reproduction system, 1966, named for its inventor, U.S. engineer Ray M. Dolby (b.1933).
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