signal noise ratio

noun

Definition of signal noise ratio

  1. :  the ratio of radio field intensity to noise field intensity; also :  the ratio of the signal transmitted through a piece of radio equipment to the noise generated within the equipment itself

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

1923

First Known Use of signal noise ratio

1923


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up signal noise ratio? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!