frequency response

noun

Definition of frequency response

: the ability of a device (such as an audio amplifier) to handle the frequencies applied to it also : a graph representing this ability

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Recent Examples on the Web The general design appears unchanged (outside of a slick new matte black option), and Microsoft lists the same specs for frequency response, noise-cancelling strength, and internal speakers. Jeff Dunn, Ars Technica, "Microsoft unveils a ton of new Surface devices, including the Surface Book 3," 6 May 2020 Note that simply having an impressive frequency response isn’t the only thing that correlates to incredible sound. Gabrielle Hondorp, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Gaming Headsets to Bring Virtual Worlds to Life," 16 Mar. 2020 The device was designed to perfectly capture the nuances of your audio files, boasting a tailored frequency response and 40mm dynamic drivers. NBC News, "Podcasting is increasingly popular. Here's how to get started.," 9 Dec. 2019 This allowed us to collect audio with a microphone having similar frequency response characteristics of the Digifact microphone and in the acoustics of a space where such a device would be deployed. Jeff Kao And Jack Gillum, ProPublica, "Methodology: How We Tested an Aggression Detection Algorithm," 25 June 2019 That has allowed Tesla's battery to take advantage of frequency response pricing, which has piqued the interest of investors. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Tesla’s new battery in Belgium shows value is in dispatch speed," 16 May 2018 The way an object responds to sounds of different pitches is called its frequency response. Ben Finio, Scientific American, "Make Sprinkles Dance," 31 May 2018 The ButtKicker Advance is accurate, provides powerful frequency response, is virtually indestructible, and requires no maintenance. Charles Curtis, USA TODAY, "Andy Reid's nickname for new Chiefs kicker is epic," 3 Oct. 2017 With a frequency response range of approximately 5Hz to 200Hz the ButtKicker Advance provides powerful tactile response without the sound pressure of a subwoofer. Charles Curtis, USA TODAY, "Andy Reid's nickname for new Chiefs kicker is epic," 3 Oct. 2017

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Frequency response.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frequency%20response. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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