dynamic range

noun

: 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 The flat look records with little saturation and contrast to provide the most leeway editing exposure and color, the profile captures 14 stops of dynamic range. Jim Fisher, PCMAG, 10 July 2024 Motorola's phone still has some issues with color—in the picture of the street with the big tree, the green is abnormal, and the phone struggles with high dynamic range (keeping the sky from blowing out). Julian Chokkattu, WIRED, 9 July 2024 Both come with three HDMI inputs (including one with soundbar support) that receive all the main dynamic range formats, including Dolby Vision. Josh Condon, Robb Report, 13 June 2024 Tube limiters — which attenuate the dynamic range of a sound — were absolutely not permitted. Marah Eakin, Vulture, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for dynamic range 

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dynamic range was in 1917

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“Dynamic range.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dynamic%20range. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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