dynamic range


Definition of dynamic range

: the ratio of the strongest to the weakest sound intensity that can be transmitted or reproduced by an audio or broadcasting system

Examples of dynamic range in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is also a mode to enhance video games and provide HDR (high dynamic range) if the video source supports it. Jim Rossman, Dallas News, 16 Sep. 2021 The best Dell monitor for home office supports HDR, high dynamic range, which means more visible detail, especially in the darker areas of the screen. Popular Science, 6 Mar. 2021 This pairs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of high dynamic range. Chris Hachey, BGR, 17 Aug. 2021 The new models are fitted with Premier Audio DACs from SABRE which can deliver exceptionally low signal-to-noise ratio and up to 120 dB dynamic range for pro-quality audio. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 23 May 2021 Because none of the original information was discarded, there will be exponentially more colors, detail and dynamic range available while editing the image. Ken Colburn, The Arizona Republic, 24 Aug. 2021 The device can now capture Dolby Vision video, which makes video brighter, with more dynamic range. Maren Estrada, BGR, 13 July 2021 The intricacy of the Scandi folk music was a perfect test for the PurePlay Z7’s triple driver arrangement which offers an incredible dynamic range underpinned by a powerful but deftly controlled bass. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 18 June 2021 The iPhone 12 series can now capture video in Dolby Vision, which is aimed at making for much higher dynamic range video. Maren Estrada, BGR, 8 July 2021

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First Known Use of dynamic range

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Dynamic range.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dynamic%20range. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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