band-pass filter

noun
\ 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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'band-pass filter.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of band-pass filter

1926, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About band-pass filter

Time Traveler for band-pass filter

Time Traveler

The first known use of band-pass filter was in 1926

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near band-pass filter

bandore

band-pass filter

bandrol

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for band-pass filter

Cite this Entry

“Band-pass filter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/band-pass%20filter. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon
Seen & Heard
People are talking about

More from Merriam-Webster on band-pass filter

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about band-pass filter

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!