audiogram

noun
au·​dio·​gram | \ˈȯ-dē-ō-ˌgram \

Definition of audiogram 

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

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The audiogram is a graph of the sound waves a person can hear at varying frequencies. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Protect your ears: you might not realize what’s hurting them," 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, "High-Tech Hope for the Hard of Hearing," 23 Mar. 2017 Some poems, like this one by Ocean Vuong, feature audiograms of the poet’s reading. Adam Davidson, The New Yorker, "Introducing the New Yorker Poetry Bot," 6 Mar. 2017

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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audiogram

noun
au·​dio·​gram | \ˈȯd-ē-ō-ˌgram \

Medical Definition of audiogram 

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

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