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dynamic range


noun

Audio. the ratio of the loudest to faintest sounds reproduced without significant distortion, usually expressed in decibels.

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Origin of dynamic range

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for dynamic range

dynamic range


noun

the range of signal amplitudes over which an electronic communications channel can operate within acceptable limits of distortion. The range is determined by system noise at the lower end and by the onset of overload at the upper end
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