band-pass filter

\ ˈban(d)-ˌpas- How to pronounce band-pass filter (audio) \

Definition of band-pass filter

: a filter that transmits only frequencies within a selected band

Examples of band-pass filter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Davies isn’t predicting the future here so much as running our unstable, rollicking present through a band-pass filter and then speeding up the output. Adam Rogers, WIRED, 11 July 2019

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First Known Use of band-pass filter

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Band-pass filter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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