graphic equalizer


: an electronic device for adjusting the frequency response of an audio system by means of a number of controls each of which adjusts the response for a band centered on a particular frequency

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Smart Control app offers endless customization possibilities with the Momentum 4 Wireless, including a manual five-band graphic equalizer. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 8 Aug. 2022 To manage the new earbuds, Sennheiser has overhauled its Smart Control smartphone app which includes a three-band graphic equalizer, as well as some handy EQ, presets. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 For those who like to tweak the tone of the sound, the Adapt 660 headset comes with several EQ presets including Club, Movie, Speech, and Director, plus the tone can be customized using a graphic equalizer. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 20 May 2022 The sound can be tailored using the ShurePlus Play app which provides a multi-band graphic equalizer and tone pre-sets for the ideal sound to suit all genres of music. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2021 The new smartphone app enables users to make the most of the new features and includes a 7-band graphic equalizer with presets and the ability to shape a custom sound profiles to suit an individual’s tastes. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 19 May 2021 There’s an elegantly intuitive dashboard, a control for adjusting sidetone, a 5-band graphic equalizer (Windows only). Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 The instrument cluster features an analog speedometer and a digital tachometer that looks like the readout of a graphic equalizer. Elana Scherr, Car and Driver, 2 Aug. 2021 This can customize the headset, apply firmware updates and change other settings such as the amount of sidetone, Busy light status, graphic equalizer settings, volume protection and even the choice of voice prompt language. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of graphic equalizer was in 1969

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Cite this Entry

“Graphic equalizer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

graphic equalizer

: an electronic device for controlling the response of an audio system to a number of frequency bands
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