au·​dio·​gram | \ ˈȯ-dē-ō-ˌgram How to pronounce audiogram (audio) \

Definition of audiogram

: a graphic representation of the relation of vibration frequency and the minimum sound intensity for hearing

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Recent Examples on the Web Users will be able to take a printed or digital copy (PDF) of their audiogram from their audiologist and import it into Hearing Accommodations. Steven Aquino, Forbes, 21 May 2021 The anatomy of the ear and the hearing process will be discussed and interpretation of an audiogram will be explained. Wendy Grove, Glendale News-Press, 12 Aug. 2019 Help provide assets for promotional materials including transcripts and audiograms. The Si Staff,, 8 Aug. 2019 The audiogram is a graph of the sound waves a person can hear at varying frequencies. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 June 2018 The hearing of a person who has trouble understanding speech can appear normal or nearly normal on an audiogram, because a standard hearing test measures only the ability to detect pure tones along a scale of frequencies. David Owen, The New Yorker, 23 Mar. 2017 Some poems, like this one by Ocean Vuong, feature audiograms of the poet’s reading. Adam Davidson, The New Yorker, 6 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of audiogram

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for audiogram

audio- + -gram

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“Audiogram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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au·​dio·​gram | \ ˈȯd-ē-ō-ˌgram How to pronounce audiogram (audio) \

Medical Definition of audiogram

: a graphic representation of the relation of vibration frequency and the minimum sound intensity for hearing

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