high-pass filter

[ hahy-pas ]
/ ˈhaɪˈpæs /

noun Electricity, Electronics.

a filter that allows high-frequency electromagnetic signals to pass while rejecting or attenuating others below a specific value.

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Also called low-cut filter [loh-kuht] /ˈloʊˈkʌt/.

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British Dictionary definitions for high-pass filter

high-pass filter

noun

electronics a filter that transmits all frequencies above a specified value, substantially attenuating frequencies below this valueCompare low-pass filter, band-pass filter
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